Elma Dujso is a consultant at Technopolis Group, based at the Amsterdam office. She has a strong methodological background in qualitative research and has experience working across different cultural settings. Elma has applied successfully a range of methods, such as interviews, surveys, case studies, desk research, literature reviews and benchmarking studies. Since joining Technopolis Group, Elma has specialised in Open Science. Elma has been involved in studies for the Flemish government on a governance structure for Open Data and Research Data Management in Flanders, as well as a study for the European University Association on European-wide Scholarly Read and Publish Agreements. In the context of the Dutch National Platform for Open Science, Elma has also mapped the transition costs of Open Science in the Netherlands. Additionally, Elma has contributed to the development of a national Open Access policy for Malta and is currently involved in the EOSC Secretariat study for the European Commission.
Prior to joining Technopolis Group, Elma worked both in policy research and as an academic researcher. Most recently, she worked on a mapping of the governance landscape of digitisation in relation to public and ethical values in the Netherlands at the Rathenau Institute in The Hague, during which she gave a talk at the EUROCITIES conference on smart cities. As a participant of the Dutch National Think Tank, Elma conducted research on social inclusion and the future of work on the Dutch labour market, facilitated by McKinsey & Company. As a research assistant at RAND Europe in Cambridge, Elma contributed to studies and evaluations for European and national public bodies, such as an evaluation of the EU action plan against antimicrobial resistance for DG SANTE, an evaluation of the EU programme funding in the field of democracy and rule of law for the European Parliament and a study on illicit drug trade on the dark web for WODC.
Elma completed her MSc in Philosophy and Public Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She obtained her MA and BA in Philosophy from Tilburg University. Elma is trilingual in Dutch, English and Bosnian/Croatian.