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.
Programme manager of Fondazione per l'Ambiente, Dr. Clara Bocchino is a human geographer expert in transboundary natural resource management, with a particular focus on the link between conservation and development objectives. She received a MSc degree in Environmental Management from the University of Nottingham and a PhD in Environmental Science and Regional Economic Development from the University of Bologna. She has worked as a consultant and researcher for two decades in Southern Africa.
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.
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.