Dr Karen Amram has been employed by the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission for 24 years with scientific and administrative contributions. With a strong background in modelling and computing, she played a key role in the CEA simulation programme, involved in both theoretical and experimental disciplines using CEA supercomputers and key-infrastructures. Alternating operational and programmatic roles, from labs to headquarters, she has an in-depth knowledge of CEA research and technology areas. In 2011, she became the TEUTATES Programme French Representative in the UK as part of the Lancaster House Treaties. After the completion of the Joint Technology Development Centre as part of the requirements under the Treaties, she was transferred to CEA TECH, the Technology Research Unit of the CEA in 2016. Since then, she has been the Head of European and International affairs for CEA TECH (which comprises, Leti, Liten and List Institutes). One of her roles is to develop European and international cooperations in the application sectors of CEA TECH.