Researcher and planner, with experience in the field of sustainability, governance, regional development and entrepreneurship. He holds a M.Sc. in Civil engineering. Since 1994, he is researcher at the Institute for Studies on the Mediterranean (ISMed-CNR). Since 2019, he is Action Chair of the COST Action CA18110 “Underground Built Heritage as catalyser for Community Valorisation”. From 2008 to 2018, he is visiting researcher at the Department of Engineering and Architecture of the Ghent University (BE), where he participates to researches and courses in the field of sustainable transportation and transition management. From 2003 to 2007, he works at the European Commission - DG Transport and Energy in Brussels (BE), where he is responsible for the evaluation and monitoring of the Trans-European Transport Network. He collaborates, as advisor and expert, with several public and private organisations, as well as with the European Commission. Reference books:

  • Artur Glikson (1971), The Ecological Basis of Planning
  • Aldo Rossi (1978), L’architettura della città
  • Manuel Castells (1997), The Power of Identity
  • Ronald S. Burt (2005), Brokerage & Closure