Andrea Ricci, Director

ISINNOVA Vice President, Andrea joined ISINNOVA in 1981. He received his engineering degree at Ecole Centrale (Paris, France) in 1977. His key qualifications include sustainability policy analysis and socio-economic impact assessment, as well as scenarios and forward-looking analysis in energy, transport, and urban development. He participated in and coordinated many EU RTD projects, including EFONET (FP7); NEEDS (FP6), FLAGSHIP, PASHMINA and URBACHINA. He served as evaluator of EU RTD proposals within FP4, FP5, FP6 and FP7, and he also contributed to the ex-post evaluation of several EU RTD Programmes (International Cooperation, Environment, Bioeconomy). Counting more than 100 international publications, he is also the author of a number of EU reports (DG RTD) (“Assessing the Social and Environmental Impacts of European Research”, “The overall socio-economic dimension of community research in the fifth European framework programme”). He has recently served as the Rapporteur of the EC Working Group “Global Europe 2030 – 2050”. Fluent in Italian, English and French, he is also proficient in Spanish.