I am a dynamic, resilient, and curious Master graduate in Diplomacy and Global Governance at the Brussels School of Governance (VUB), with a Bachelor in Business and Management at the École Supérieure de Commerce de Paris (ESCP). I am currently working as a Research Assistant at the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) in the Energy, Resources and Climate Change Unit. I have a strong interest in energy and climate geopolitics, EU affairs, and research.

Highest Level of Education

Master's Degree

Current Job/Study field

Civil Society (NGOs and Think Tanks)


Italy Flag Italy

Work experience

  • Research Assistant
    Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) - Part-time From January 2023 to Present

    Research Projects: Industrial Decarbonization (C4U): data collection (interviews), writing of case studies report, and CEPS final policy brief | Green Steel: participation to conferences and workshops on steel decarbonization, contribution to CEPS policy commentary | Circular Economy (BATRAW): data collection on battery pass and reporting for desk research | Plastics recycling (CIRCULOR): data collection, attendance to and reporting of roundtables, summaries to project's stakeholders

  • Air Quality Consultant
    International Athletics Federation (WA) - Full-time From June 2020 to September 2021

    Hired as WA specialist for the Project on Air Quality (AQ): my position supported the Public Affairs, Communication and Health & Science Teams to create a common project under the domain of Sustainability | My role expanded to Partnerships Management with Member Federations and UN bodies, analysis of WA compliance with EU policies on pollutants | Developed & designed the AQ City Challenge with €40.000 budget (Pilot Project tested in March 2021) | Partnerships management & Microsite realization


  • Master in Diplomacy and Global Governance
    Vrije Universiteit Brussel From September 2021 to January 2023
  • Bachelor in Business and Management
    Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris From September 2017 to May 2020

Area of expertise

Emissions Trading Systems (ETS) Energy policy Environmental Regulation Guarantees of Origins Institutional/public affairs


  • English
  • Italian
  • French


Profile completed at 90%. Gaia has reached the
Standard Level

  • Personal Info inserted
  • Higher Education inserted
  • Work Experience inserted
Image Description