Curriculum vitae





Date and Place of BirthRoma, 23.09.1976

AddressViale Avignone 140, 00144 Rome





2012(present)Post-doc–Centre for Social Studies, University of Coimbra (Portugal) –research project: “Transnational Networks of Civil Society and Globalization of Democracy”;

2007-2010PhD Administrative Law– University of Lecce (Italy) – research project“Globalization of Participatory Democracy”;

2009Diploma in European Law – European University Institute (Florence, Italy);

2008MAEuropean Public Law – Academy of European Public Law, Capodistrian University (Greece) – thesis “European Food Security Regulation in Europe and the US”;

2006 JD Science of Public Administration – University of Viterbo (Italy)– Thesis“Procedural Guarantees in the European Administrative Law” (110/110 cum laude);

2006MA Administrative Law– Scuola superiore della Pubblica Amministrazione (Italy);

2004 JD Law – University of Rome “La Sapienza” – thesis in administrative law.


2014 (Sep-Dec)University of Amsterdam – Visiting Scholar

2009 (Jan-Oct)Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris – ChaireMutations de l’Action Publique et du Droit Public – Enseignant Chercheur Invité– Supervisor: Prof. J.B. Auby;

2008New York University, School of Law, Hauser Global Law Program– Visiting Research Scholar – Supervisor: Prof. R.B. Stewart.


2015Adjunct Professor “Media Activism and Democracy” – Global Media Seminar – New York University Florence;

2013 – 2015 Adjunct Professor “Lobbying & Democracy” – Bocconi University (Italy);

2013/2014Adjunct Professor “Law of the European Union”– University of Viterbo (Italy);

2013/2014Lecturer “Democracy and Globalization” – Florence International Autumn School – New York University Florence;

2013Faculty member“Communication and Public Affairs” – Master Communication and Digital Media – Sole24Ore;

2012/2013Tutor“Administrative Law” – Post-Graduate School in Law, LUMSA University (Italy);

2011 Adjunct Professor“Media Law” – University of Viterbo(Italy);

2010Lecturer“European Public Law” – LUMSA University (Italy);

2006-2010Lecturer“Administrative Law” – National Agency of Public Administrations(Italy).


2014Eastern College Consortium (Bologna, Italy) – Communication and Democracy;

2013/2014New York University(Florence, Villa La Pietra) – Lobbying and The Interest Representation Model(course: Media Culture and Communication);

2013 Bocconi University(Milan, Italy) – Public Communication and Political Communication(course: It and Communication Law);

2012University of Salerno(Salerno, Italy) – Lobbying & Democracy;

2012Luiss University (Rome, Italy) – Democratic Participation(course:Administrative Law);

2012 University La Sapienza(Rome, Italy) – The Basic Principles of the Constitution (course: Urban Planning)

2011LUMSA University (Rome, Italy) – European Administrative Law: principles and Organization;

2009 University of Amsterdam, School of Economics – Proactive Strategies in Global Legality Review;

2009 Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris – Three Models of Participation in The Supranational Legal System – MasterMutations de l’Action Publique et du Droit Public;

2009 University of Urbino, Law School–L’émergence d’un droit administratif global;

2008 New York University, The Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development) – The Emergence of A Global Legal Order.


2013 Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Berlin – Workshop «Deutsch-Italienische Junge Gruppe: Interest groups in economics and politics» – Invited discussant «The Regulation of Lobbying in Italy»;

2013 Universitade Nova de Lisboa, Lisbon –Conference «Transnational Public Participation and Social Movement Activism» – Invited discussant «Trans-National Civil Society and Globalization of Democracy»;

2013UniversitéParis-Sorbonne, Paris–Conference«Democracy and Technology. Europe in Tension from the 19th to the 21th Century» –Invited discussant «Digital Democracy. The Case of the Dialogue with Citizens»;

2012University of Utrecht, Utrecht – «Transatlantic Conference on Transparency Research»– Invited discussant «We-Transparency: How ICTs and “Collaborative Knowledge” are Reshaping Politics»;

2012EURAC, Bolzano – Seminar «Il federalismo come metodo per nuove forme di democrazia» - Invited discussant «La globalizzazione dei principi di democrazia partecipativa»;

2010Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris, Paris – Seminar «Vingt-deuxième session du séminaire de "Droit Administratif Comparé, Européen et Global»–Invited discussant «Shaping Closer Connections: Transnational Civil Society Between the Global and the European Administrative Orders»;

2010China University of Political Science and Law, Beijing – Conferenceon Administrative Law– Invited discussant «Participatory Rights in the Italian Legal Framework»;

2010University of Toronto, Toronto – Conference«Third Annual Conference of the Toronto group for the study of international, transnational and comparative law» –Inviteddiscussant «Is a Due Process of Global Significance the Way Forward? Insights from the Pluralist Jurisprudence of the European Court of Justice»;

2009 University of Viterbo – Conference «Fifth Viterbo Conference on Global Administrative Law»–Invited discussant «Proactive Strategies in Global Legality Review»;

2007 Aiello Research Award, Roma – Invited discussant «Access to Information and Privacy».


2014Scientific Director – Master in No Profit Management and Interest Groups’ Fundraising – Sole24Ore;

2011-2013 Head ofthe Prime Minister Press Office and Coordinator of the Online Democracy/Interest Groups Office, Italian Government;

2010-2011Legal Consultant, Italian Government;

2010 (present)Department Director, I-Com, Institute for Competitiveness;

2009 Trainee, European Ombudsman.


2013 (present)Member of the Advisory Board on Lobbying and Corruption – Transparency International

2012 (present)Member of theEditorial Board - International Journal of Human Rights and Constitutional Studies (IJHRCS);

2012 (present)Research Fellow – IRPA,Institute for Research on Public Administration (

2009 (present)Journalist.


2013/2014IRPA – Research Grant on “Transparency and Accountability in the European Public Sector”;

2013ABBVIE (Italy) – Research Grant«The Spending Review Process in the Pharmaceutical Sector»;

2010University of Siena(Italy) – Research Grant «The Relationship Between the Global Administrative Law and the European Administrative Law»;

2010University of Naples “Federico II” (Italy)– Research Grant «Due Process in the Global Legal Order»;

2007-2008 European Public Law Centre(Greece) – Full Research Scholarship

2006 Italian Ministry of Education(Italy) – Research Fellowship

2006Associazione culturale S. Ajello, (Italy)– Research Prize «Access to Information and Privacy»


English – Fluent (Toefl 112/120)

French– Fluent (Delf C2 – Alliance Francaise)

Spanish – Elementary Knowledge

Portoguese – Elementary Knowledge