Shane is responsible for the management of EU-funded projects, including for the European Research Council, and tenders. He also works with the preparation of bids for EU projects, selection of calls, coordination of digital and media activities, partner communications and team management. Before joining the company in 2010 as the Network Relations Manager, Shane was a Subject Matter Expert in the area of pharmaceutical policy at United Health Group (USA). He holds a joint BA from UWI Barbados and UC Berkeley in political science and history. During this period, he also worked as an assistant researcher for the Caribbean polling organisation CADRES. Shane moved to Europe in 2008 to complete an MA in fiscal decentralization at the Central European University.