Eleonora is specialised in European Economics, with a focus on industrial and structural change and innovation policies. Among the works carried out for Technopolis Group, she recently concluded a study on Servitisation of the EU industry (EASME), where she was task leader for the macro-economic analysis. She was project manager for Technopolis Group for the Watify Campaign on the modernisation of EU industry focused on digital and Key Enabling Technologies (EASME), and she is City-tutor for the implementation of the Digital City Challenge initiative (DG GROW) for the city of l’Acquila (Italy). Among other projects, she worked on different cost analysis and efficiency analyses in the context of Impact Assessments and REFIT studies, such as the Fitness check on chemical regulation (DG ENV); the efficiency analysis of the Waste Shipment Regulation (DG ENV) and the CCA on the forest-based industries in the EU (DG GROW).
Prior to joining Technopolis Group, Eleonora worked as consultant for the World Economic Forum on Global Growth Companies. She worked as market analyst and advisor for International and European Institutions at PwC Luxembourg. Prior to PwC, she was stagiaire at the European Commission for the Unit “Industrial Competitiveness for Growth” at DG ENTR and in 2011 she participated in the internship programme of the United Nations at the International Trade Centre (WTO/UNCTAD) for the project “Trade for Sustainable Development”.
She is currently a PhD candidate in applied economics and management at the Ecares program of the ULB-Solvay school in Brussels, with a thesis on the impact on advanced (and digital) services on inter-industry trade and structural changes of the global value chains. Eleonora holds a Master degree in European Economics from the College of Europe of Bruges, and a Master degree (2-years) in International Relation and Economic Policies from the University of Bologna.
She fluently speaks Italian (mother tongue), English, Spanish and French.