With degrees in International Relations and Political Science (LUISS University, Rome, Italy) and City and Regional Planning (Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA), Mario is Managing Director of ISINNOVA. Involved in the development and management of several international projects focusing on innovative and sustainable urban mobility, Mario is particularly passionate about urban planning and regeneration, integration of land use and transport, planning for walking and cycling. Recent work in research and development includes a variety of CIVITAS projects, START, ECOSTARS, TRANSPLUS, CURACAO, SPICYCLES, CARMA, and VELOCITTA’. Mario has been coordinating large international initiatives and is extensively involved in the assessment of socio‐economic impacts of urban policies. He is author of a number of policy and technical publications.