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Teaching staff

Since 2013 Rémi Gruet is the new Policy & Operations Director at EU Ocean Energy Association. Previously he worked as Senior Regulatory Affairs Advisor on Climate and Environment for the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA), where he followed both EU level legislation (especially Emission Trading) and UN climate negotiations. He holds a BA in EU Economics and a Masters in Environmental Management. Moreover he spent six years working in Germany, UK and France. He also worked as a political advisor at the European Parliament in Brussels for 4 years.
Mariano Iossa is a EU affairs and project consultant with more than 10 years of experience in the field of cooperation and development, with specific expertise in sustainable development, food rights and trade negotiations. He has field experience in several developing countries, such as Mauritius, The Gambia, Cuba, Congo, DRC and Tanzania. Previously, he has worked as senior policy adviser for ActionAid in the field of food and Trade. He has also worked for the European Fair Trade Association in Brussels and for Sogesca – environmental engineering in Padova. He started his career as policy intern at the European Parliament.
As adviser, Rebecca follows the works of the European Parliament "Economic and Monetary Affairs" Committee. After several years in Brussels, she knows the Brussels environment and especially the European Union structure, procedures and mechanism. 

Daniela has joined Weber Shandwick in September 2012 as senior consultant in the healthcare team. Her specialist skills include network coordination and project management of EU-co funded projects in the area of chronic conditions and integrated care. Daniela has several years of working experience in the healthcare field, having been the Health Policy Expert in the Brussels liaison office of the Veneto Region between 2008 and 2012. Prior to that, Daniela was Policy and Legal Assistant at the European Public Health Alliance (EPHA). Daniela holds a Master in International and Diplomatic Science from the University of Bologna, as well as an MSc in Health, Community and Development from London School of Economics and Political Science.

Lucia Sinigaglia is in charge of the courses at the European Desk of the Belgian-Italian Chamber of Commerce. She has delivered presentations in the main Italian universities about professional careers in Brussels, and on EU funding programmes in the fields of cooperation and development, energy and environment. Graduated in Economics, she previously worked in London and Strasbourg.


Other teachers and experts will be present during the course.