As of November 2017, Cristiano has joined VVA Economics & Policy in the guise of Senior Business Development and Operations Manager for the implementation of a wide range of supporting tasks covering both the tendering processes for EC projects and the smooth performance of logistical, organizational and communicational office tasks.
Cristiano holds a 2nd level post-graduate master’s degree in European Studies achieved at the European College of Parma and a master’s degree in Political Science and International Relations obtained between the University of Bologna and the University of Salento (Lecce, Italy).
After two traineeships within the Study and Research department of the Parma Entrepreneurs’ Association and the Consular Secretary at the Italian General Consulate in Zurich, Cristiano joined the Conference and Learning Centre team at the United Nations Global Service Centre in Brindisi, Italy (CLC/UNGSC), supporting on the organization and performance of specialized and focused training courses for UN staff.
He finally moved to Brussels to join the External Affairs team at the European Multiple Sclerosis Platform (EMSP), carrying out European and international projects for patients with Multiple Sclerosis, before finally joining VVA Brussels.
In his out-of-workplace life, Cristiano plays drums and volleyball.