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Francesca Romana Zotta

Francesca Romana Zotta

She founded EuGen in February 2015 in Rome and since then holds the role of President of the association. For six years she worked at the National Association of Italian Municipalities (ANCI). She gained experience in planning, managing and disseminating EU projects, working for Cittalia in Rome and with the European Projects Association (EPA) in Brussels. She has a degree in Law and a postgraduate master’s degree in European policies on human rights. She has experience in the planning and management of European projects, in public policies for the reception and integration of migrants in the European Union, in the management of international university programs for students’ work experiences abroad.
Nicola Franceschi

Nicola Franceschi

EU projects consultant on issues related to training and environmental sustainability. Since 2015 he is external evaluator of EU funded projects on behalf of the Italian Erasmus + National Youth Agency. He is one of the founding members of the Geographical Association for the Environment and the Territory (AGAT), for which he has developed and managed European environmental education projects. Graduated in Geography and specialized in Land Management and Development at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”, he completes his studies at IUAV University in Venice, earning a master degree in GIS and Remote Sensing. He gets in contact with European funding, working for Consorzio Lavoro e Ambiente in Rome, managing EU funded projects targeted to SMEs and non formal education of young people and adults.. Dynamic and enterprising, over the years he has built a solid network of contacts at European level. From September 2019 he is an internal consultant to the EuGen team.
Marco Buemi

Marco Buemi

Marco Buemi is Sustainable Development and Social Innovation Manager and EuGen strategic consultant. He works in inclusion and diversity management areas since 2003. He worked 3 years for the Swedish government in the Ministry of Integration and 11 years in Italy as an expert in the presidency of the Council of Ministers coordinating the program management of many European funds. Since 2016 he is an expert on the URBACT program and a specialist in civic crowdfunding and social innovation for the Metropolitan City of Bologna. He collaborates as Facility Manager for the Italian Red Cross and teaches in several Italian and European universities. He has a blog on the online magazine “L’Espresso” entitled “Sustainable Objective” on social, environmental, urban and entrepreneurial issues.

Advisory Board

Dino Babic

Dino Babic

President at European Projects Association

Simone D'Antonio

Simone D'Antonio

Communication and dissemination officer at ANCI – National Association of Italian Municipalities

Cecilia Giobbe

Cecilia Giobbe

Human Resources manager at AdR

Frédéric Fabre

Frédéric Fabre

Secretary General at European Projects Association

Fabio Venditti

Fabio Venditti

Accountant and auditor at UIL

Mario Zotta

Mario Zotta

Lawyer, Founder and Senior Partner at Legal International