Donato joined ISINNOVA in 1979. Graduated in Actuarial Statistical Sciences at “La Sapienza”, University (Rome, Italy), he is an expert in statistical analysis in the fields of energy, environment and transport with special concern to the development of methodologies for evaluation of the quality of transport systems and simulation mathematical models for urban transport scenarios. His professional experience includes participation in several transport-related projects within EU DG VII and DG XII, including COST – Action 307; COST – Action 329; QUITS; ESTEEM; INFREDAT; various editions of MURE, and SAMELEC. He was also a consultant for CNR (Italian National Council for Scientific Research), being charged with the design and development of databases and information systems. He speaks Italian and English.