Alessia is EVPA’s Research Manager. She re-joined EVPA in August 2016 as Research Associate after having previously worked as Research and Policy Analyst and as Project Analyst. From March until July 2016, she was blue book trainee at the European Commission, DG ECFIN, specifically working on social enterprises and SMEs market assessment and funding opportunities to support social investment. Alessia formerly worked for Unioncamere Piemonte in Brussels and the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Paris. She has ten years’ volunteering experience in the NGOs’ field and a strong interest in social impact measurement and management. Alessia holds a master’s degree in Economics from the University of Turin and a French Master in International Administration from the UPEC.