Phd in Territorial and Environmental Planning at Polytechnic University of Milan. Is an expert in regional planning and local development, and researcher in Environmental and Land-Use Planning. He has worked with various Italian government agencies and national and international organizations (European Council, European Commission, OCSE, FAO, UNDP), and he is a partner in EStà – Economia e Sostenibilità, a non-profit research center. He has previously written “Coltivare la città. Giro
del mondo in dieci progetti di filiera corta” [Cultivating the City: A Trip around the World in Ten Short Food Chain Projects] (Milan: Altreconomia, 2009).
Master in Architecture and Regional Planning at Polytechnic University of Milan. He works on food security in projects involving international cooperation, collaborating with local organizations, government agencies, and the United Nations on regional food chain planning. As a partner in EStà – Economia e Sostenibilità, he works on strategic planning processes, large-scale regional development projects, and the comparative study of food system policy.