Having graduated in Economics, I hold a Master’s Degree in Technology and Innovation Management from SPRU, University of Sussex (United Kingdom) and a Ph.D. in Marketing from University of Perugia (Italy) where I currently teach Marketing. I am also Adjunct Professor at LUISS University (Italy).
I have more than 15 years of experience in the development and management of national and international projects in the marketing, innovation and entrepreneurship field.
Since 2008 I've worked as an expert for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation carrying out technical assistance and training activities in China and Vietnam.
In 2012 I was appointed by the European Commission to advice FP7 and Horizon 2020 projects on exploitation of research results and business plan development.
Starting in 2017 I took on the role as Secretary General at INSME – the International Network for Small and Medium Enterprises.