Jim Dratwa (Prof)
Head of the European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies Office, European Commission
Professor Jim Dratwa heads the team tasked with Ethics in Science and New Technologies at the European Commission He is also the Secretary-General of the EC International Dialogue on Bioethics and the EC representative in the international organisations dealing with the ethical implications of science and new technologies.
Professor Dratwa’s research and publications address the interconnections between knowledge, values and action.
Professor Dratwa has taught at the Ecole des Mines de Paris, Harvard University, and the universities of Brussels, where he is currently based. He is Invited Professor and Global Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center, Washington, D.C.
Professor Dratwa holds degrees in physics, philosophy, politics and the life sciences. He received the Fulbright Scholar Award, was Harvard Boas Fellow, Ramón y Cajal Scholar He was also a pre and post-doctoral Fellow at Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government and in the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, with the program on Science, Technology, and Society.