I hold a Ph.D. in Environmental Science at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice (I), where I am appointed as Subject Expert in Environmental Econometrics at the Department of Environmentsal Sciences, Informatics and Statistics (https://www.unive.it/pag/28183).
I am Head of Sustainability at Falck Renewables SpA, an international “pure play” in the renewable energies sector (www.falckrenewables.com). More recently, I have become deputy board member at WindEurope and member of IRENA Coalition for Action.
I am an independent director in the Board of Directors of PTS-CLAS Group (www.ptsclas.com).
I chair C+3C Systems and Strategies, a strategic consulting practice in the fields of energy, sustainability, and infrastructure (www.cplus3c.com).
I am a member of the World Energy Council’s Programme Committee (www.worldenergy.org), a senior advisor for sustainable development at the Europe-China Municipal Development Commission (www.ecmdc.eu), a member of the advisory board of the European Institute for Urban Comparative Research (EURICUR). I form part of the editorial board of the Journal of Sustainability Research (https://sustainability.hapres.com/).
Previously, I extensively served in China at the Sino-Italian Cooperation Programme (SICP) for Environmental Protection. I started-up and co-directed the Europe-China Clean Energy Centre (www.ec2.org.cn), promoted by the European Commission and the National Energy Administration of China. I started-up and directed the Enel Foundation (www.enelfoundation.org), devoted to research, capacity building and dissemination in the fields of energy, socioeconomics, sustainable development and innovation.
I was a member of the World Energy Council’s Studies Committee for two terms.