Andrea Ricci, Director

ISIS Vice President, Andrea joined ISIS in 1981. He received his engineering degree at Ecole Centrale (Paris, France) in 1977. His key qualifications include: sustainability policy analysis and impact assessment, forward looking analysis, energy studies and information systems, transport studies and information systems. He participated and coordinated many EU RTD projects, among which: 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 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 has also a very good knowledge of Spanish.