Luisella joined FIPRA International as a Special Advisor for EU-funding in January 2018. With a specific focus on EU and international funding mechanisms, Luisella has more than 2 decades’ experience coordinating EU programs and projects and managing relationships with European and international financing institutions for both the Public and Private Sector. Luisella has particular expertise in creating and promoting Broadband Voucher Schemes. Luisella worked for CSI Piemonte, an Information System Public Consortium where she directed business development activities financed through EU funding. Luisella was part of the Italian Task force of the Italian Ministry for the Environment in Belgrade, Serbia dealing with International Financial Institutions including World Bank and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.
Prior to this, Luisella worked for the Region Friuli Venezia Giulia, with the responsibility of Interreg Italy/Austria and Alpine-Space programs and for the Emilia-Romagna Region as a Civil servant in several Twinning Capacity Building projects.
Luisella holds a Masters Degree in International and Diplomatic Sciences from the University of Gorizia (Italy). Luisella fluently speaks English, Italian and French.