Dr Vanessa Wilcox, LLM (Cantab) is the Secretary-General of ELI. Dr Wilcox holds a Master’s Degree in Commercial Law (LLM) from the University of Cambridge (2006) and a Doctoral Degree from the University of Vienna (2014), for which she won the Dr Maria Schaumayer-Stiftung Prize (2015) and the Association of Austrian Bankers Prize (2016). Among other things, Dr Wilcox is a Fellow of the European Centre of Tort and Insurance Law (ECTIL, since 2009) and is an Honorary Professor of Yantai University Law School (China, since 2015). She lectures at the University of Vienna and has held lectures at other universities in Austria and abroad. Her role as Secretary-General includes enhancing ELI's network, establishing contacts with other institutions and raising awareness of ELI and its work. She is also in charge of the coordination of the Secretariat's work and and maintains close contact with ELI Bodies. Dr Wilcox can be reached here.