Discover who we are: experts and volunteers who make Italian Climate Network projects and activities possible.

Serena Giacomin

Physics degree, specialized in Atmospheric Physics and Meteorology. Senior Meteorologist and Climatologist. Lecturer and science communicator. Author.

Matteo Reale
Vice-President and treasurer

Founder. I’m business advisor in marketing, innovation and sustainability. Former marketing manager and editor.

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Stefano Caserini

Founder. Adjunct professor of “Mitigation of Climate Change” at Politecnico of Milano. Author of “A qualcuno piace caldo” a show on climate change.

Elena Bonapace

Milan Branch Coordinator. Expert in Communication, Climate Leader since 2012 for The Climate Reality Project, I have been working in the ICN School Project since 2014.

Riccardo Rossella

Project manager and campaigner, I have been working on climate, sustainability and human rights for non-profit and international organizations.

Marirosa Iannelli
Climate & Advocacy

Coordinator of Climate and Advocacy department, board member. Environmental project manager, specialized in international cooperation, water management, communication. President of Water Grabbing Observatory

Jacopo Bencini
Climate & Advocacy

Policy Advisor and UNFCCC contact point. Climate diplomacy and campaigning expert with experiences in Europe and Africa. Co-author of studies for UNFCCC and EESC, joined ICN in 2017.

Maria De Pasquale
Climate & Education

Geographer. Before working on climate change, I worked extensively as a project manager in international cooperation projects and for a culture of peace. Coordinator of the Climate and Education section.

Erika Moranduzzo
Climate & Rights

Law graduate specializing in International Human Rights Law with a particular focus on the intersection of climate change impacts and enjoyment of human rights. Currently a researcher at the University of Leeds on environmental migration. She collaborates with ICN in the Climate and Rights section. Together with Camilla Pollera, she is co-chair of the Climate and Rights section.

Camilla Pollera
Climate & Rights

Graduated in International Relations with a Master’s degree in Human Rights Law. My research area focuses on the impact climate change has on human rights. Together with Erika Moranduzzo, she is co-chair of the Climate and Rights section.

Samantha Pegoraro
Climate & Health

I am a medical doctor, consultant at the World Health Organization and a member of the Italian Network of Physicians for the Environment.

Francesca Casale
Volunteer coordinator

PhD student in Environmental Engineering. I study climate change effects on hydrology. Since 2017 I have been working in ICN for the school project and the UNFCCC Conferences. She is coordinator of the ICN volunteer group.

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Valeria Galli

Coordinates press office and media relations activities of Italian Climate Network from September 2021. A graduate in Public Relations from IULM University in Milan, she has been involved in communications for about 20 years.

Valeria Capettini

I work as a journalist, and in the Italian Climate Network team I have been managing the association’s social media communication since 2021.

Aurora Audino

Environmental and land engineer, graduate with honours in Turin and Stockholm. I delivered environmental strategies for the European Parliament. I am passionate about sustainability.

Margherita Barbieri

Expert in sustainability, circular economy and marketing. Graduated in International Relations, she coordinates the World Economic Forum’s circular economy Scale360° initiative in Turin.

Tania Bruno

I graduated in Business Comunication and with my thesis I analyzed how italian newspapers approach the topic of climate change. At the moment, I am working as Marketing Assistant for an IT company

Serena Cabigliera

I’m an Environmental biotechnologist;
Since 2019 I’m co-organizer of LCOY Italia: the Local Conference of Youth on Climate Change. Since 2020 I collaborate with ICN

Alessandro Caprini

Environmental policy student at Wageningen University. Junior consultant at Sustainable Development Solutions Network on the sustainable development of food and land-use systems

Benedetta Rossi

Medical Doctor, resident in the Infectious Disease Department in Rome. Since 2015 I’m working with Italian Climate Network, collaborating with climate and health section and with the school project.

Anna Castiglione

I am a researcher in experimental psychology studying the cognitive-behavioral response to the climate crisis. I am attending a climatology master program, and I volunteer in ICN’s Progetto Scuola.

Cecilia Consalvo

I am studying Climate, Society And Economics at Wageningen University.

Mike Favetta

Professor of meteorology at Kean University, USA. Owner of WeatherPrep. Chief Meteorologist NYC Marathon. Certified Broadcast and Consulting Meteorologist. Co-founder of Climate Without Borders.

Teresa Giuffrè

Translation Project Manager at the European Parliament. Interested in international relations, climate diplomacy and mitigation.

Fabrizio Ghirardi

Graduated in management, works as a product manager in a tech company

Marco Milano

Materials Science degree, specialized in renewable energy. He works in school publishing, scientific journalism and data science.

Michela Lonardi

Graduated in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance, I passionately work to promote children’s rights, gender policies and sustainability. Co-author of the podcast GAIA on gender and environment.

Giulia Nardi

MSc graduate in Sustainable Chemistry mostly focused on CO2 capture and utilization. I am part of the organizing team of the Italian LCOY since 2020 and I collaborate with ICN since 2021.

Federica Pastore

Master Degree in Environmental Economics & Policies. I´ve attended several COP and I was the coordinator of ICN´s Project School. I currently volunteer in the Climate & Human Rights department.

Gianluca Persia

MSc graduate in Environmental Science with experience studying ecosystem-atmosphere interactions. Now working within some climate mitigation programs in Florence.

Anna Laura Rassu

Biologist, works in the public school. ICN Volunteersince 2017 for School projects, blog, health and climate section and part of COP delegation.

Anna Rizzo

Young professional specialising in EU policies for the ecological transition and regional development. Coordinating the Mediterranean Youth Climate Network.

Rachele Rizzo

Sustainability and climate change professional with experience on carbon mitigation strategies, climate negotiations, environmental management systems and sustainability reporting.

Carmelo Spagnulo

Energy Engineer. Master in Energy Efficiency and Sustainability. Now Project Manager for PV Plants construction. Passionate about environmental themes since my studies in Sweden.

Klarisa Stafa

Master student in International Relations and European Studies. Passionate about issues related to energy security, climate diplomacy, and the protection of human rights.

Elisa Terenghi

Atmospheric physicist and meteorologist, I work as a climate risk expert at Centro Epson Meteo and as an environmental consultant at Rete Clima. For both, I write of energy and climate.

Violetta Vivarelli

Graduated in Law and, since 2015, member of ICN. I contributed to the local group of Florence and currently I volunteer in the Climate & Human Rights department.

Samuele Giovanardi

Master Degree in Chemistry and technologies for the environment and renewable energies, 2nd level master course in counter-terrorism. Passionate about environment and people protection. Research Fellow.

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