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.

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. 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.

Chiara Soletti
Climate & Human Rights

Policy Advisor and Coordinator of the Climate & Human Rights Section. Consultant with expertise in human rights and climate, with a focus on gender issues.

Giulia Persico
Climate & Youth

Coordinator of the School Project and support to the Climate and Youth Section. Trainee lawyer and aspiring researcher, with a focus on the role of the ocean and just transition in climate crisis

Valeria Capettini
Social Media manager

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

Samantha Pegoraro
Climate & Health

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

Francesco Capezzuoli
Team Coordinator

Volunteers Team Coordinator. I hold a degree in Environmental Sciences. I have followed for ICN several negotiation sessions, as well as coordinating and developing the School Project for two years.

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.

Mattia Battagion

Copywriter e giornalista ambientale. Scrive di cibo, città e economia circolare per riviste ed organizzazioni internazionali. Collabora con ICN dal 2015.

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

Giulia Canilli

Graduated in Political Science with a thesis about critical consumerism, she works at the Municipality of Padua in the EU projects office. Within ICN she is active in the Rights and Climate section

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

Francesca Casale

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.

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.

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.

Andrea Scarpello

Graduated in International Relations and in International Environmental and Climate Law. Passionate about human rights protection, climate adaptation and environmental justice.

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.

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