Scientific director of Fondazione per l’Ambiente since its creation, he coordinates research programmes on the interaction between economics, energy and environment and on local public services, as well as capacity building and support activities for local public entities. His scientific interests and his publications range from public economics to environmental and regulatory economics.
Urban anthropologist with a PhD in Urban Planning from the University of Rome La Sapienza and a MSc from the LSE, in 2009 Monica has been ‘visiting student’ at Harvard University. Her main interests are represented by social, institutional and spatial changes which are transforming urban realities. Since 2017 she is collaborating with Fondazione per l’Ambiente as executive coordinator and international development.
Building Engineer with a PhD in Techological Innovation for the built environment from Politecnico di Torino.
Her main fields of activity are related to the building energy performance evaluation in smart cities context. Since 2017 she is Project Manager in Fondazione per l’Ambiente and she is coordinating the Integrated and Multi-level Energy models for the Alpine Space (IMEAS) project.
Graduated in Environmental Economics and Policies at the University of Torino, she spent a period in the USA as a trainee at Stony Brook University (NY). Since 2012 she has been collaborating with Fondazione per l’Ambiente, before as Project assistant of the International Summer School on regulation of local public services and now as project manager.
Graduated in Law at the University of Bologna. She lived the last three years in Uruguay studying the fair and cooperative economy system in Latin America. Her main fields of activity are related to human rights and Criminal International Law. She is collaborating with Fondazione per l’Ambiente as Project manager and Assistant.
Lavinia DI FRANCESCO
Environmental Engineer with a PhD in Environmental Engineering, curriculum “Appropriate methodologies and techniques in international development cooperation” (University of Brescia). She has gained experience in project management and coordination at national and international level, in stakeholder analysis and in the WASH topic field. Since 2017 she is collaborating with Fondazione per l’Ambiente as Project assistant of Integrated and Multi-level Energy models for the Alpine Space (IMEAS) project.
After the bachelor's degree in Law and Economics at the University of Bologna, he graduated in Environmental Economics and Policies at the University of Turin. He attended the training activities of the PhD programme in Economic Sociology and Labour Studies at the University of Milan. He collaborated with Fondazione Sabattini as researcher on working conditions in the Italian automotive Sector. Since October 2017 he has been collaborating with Fondazione per l'Ambiente as research assistant on sharing economy regulatory aspects.