Director of Administration and Finance

Dr Erica Monfardini is the Director of Administration and Finance of the University of Luxembourg.

Previously, she held the position as Head of Operations at the LCSB, one of her main objectives being to thrive valorisation of scientific innovations into biomedical and ICT applications, through the boost of entrepreneurship, the creation of spin-off companies or licensing of intellectual property.

Prior to joining the University of Luxembourg, Erica Monfardini combined science and business related experience with 4 years of research in Ghent (Belgium), Milan (Italy), and at the USDA in Maryland (USA), 10 years of Marketing at European level within the pharmaceutical industry, and 5 years of management consulting, leading projects for international institutional and industrial clients.

In her role as Director of Administration and Finance, she is an active support to the Rector, and is more particularly in charge of driving the administrative and technical services and ensuring the proper management of the resources made available to the University within a budgetary and financial transparency.

Passionate about entrepreneurship, she is one of the individuals who set up the entrepreneurship programme at the University and is actively working in the conception of the University Ventures Mentoring Service. She is also start-up mentor and business plans competition judge for Venture Cup International.

Dr Monfardini also maintains relations with the statutory external control bodies.

Erica Silvia Monfardini
Director of Administration and Finance
Dr. Laurent Frideres
Deputy Director of Administration


Vanessa Pavan
Personal Assistant to the Director of Administration and Finance