Roberta Dall’Olio, born 1960. Director of Eurada European Network of Regional Development Agencies since november 2022, former President of Eurada, expert for Integrated Strategic Projects for Territory, Attractiveness and Participation Area in ART-ER, former Head of ART-ER International and Territorial Cooperation, Social Innovation Unit. Member of EC working groups (SME ENVOY-DG Regio, JUST TRANSITION -DG Regio, CPR Partners DG Grow) and of OECD Leed Programme Directing Committee. Her assignments imply design, management and technical assistance in EU and international and territorial cooperation projects (in cooperation with International Organizations like UNDP, UNIDO, OECD, the National Agency for International Cooperation AICS, EU Delegations and international implementers like GIZ, NIRAS) on institution and capacity building, regional and local development, Regional and Local development Agencies, social economy and social innovation, participation and Culture and creativity, urban regeneration in the European Union countries and in Albania, Serbia, Ukraine, Turkey, Lebanon, Libya, Argentina, Brazil, Peru, Uruguay, Ethiopia. As Unit Manager and Director of Eurada she is used to coordinate international teams
Graduated in Law, Bologna University, with a master in European Union Policies, she collaborated with Nomisma, on research on industrial policies at regional level. She is a trainer and speaker at international level on European Union, local development and social innovation policies. From 1994 to 1998 she was in charge of the EU Unit of ASTER, Emilia-Romagna Agency for Technological Development. Employed in ERVET since 1998, she has been a member of the Board of Directors and of the Executive Committee of EURADA (European Association of Regional Development Agencies) since 1998. She is Italian mother tongue and she is fluent in English, French, and Spanish.