Slavina Spasova

Slavina Spasova, PhD in Political Science (Université Libre de Bruxelles, ULB), has been OSE’s Director since 1st of December 2023. Previously, she was a Senior researcher (2021) and a researcher (2016) working in the area of social protection at the OSE. She is the OSE coordinator in the European Social Policy Network (ESPN). As such her research agenda focuses on various social protection topics such as protection for the self-employed, pension reforms, work-life balance, healthcare, long-term care, sickness benefits. Slavina is also a research associate at the Centre d’étude de la vie politique (CEVIPOL), ULB and since September 2020, she is also working as invited expert at Département des Sciences sociales et des Sciences du travail (ULB). In October 2021, Slavina also joined the editorial board of the Journal of European Social Security.

The European Social Observatory (Observatoire social européen, OSE)