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PRESIDENT - Roberta Dall’Olio


Roberta Dall’Olio is President of EURADA and Head of ART-ER (previously ERVET) International and Territorial Cooperation, Social Innovation Unit. She oversees technical assistance to the Regional Government in International Cooperation and European Territorial Cooperation planning, programming, project management, capitalization, and evaluation and on the management of Asylum and Immigration European Fund Projects. She is member of the Regional Working Group for International Relations. In charge of the coordination of Social Innovation projects and initiatives in ART-ER in close cooperation with the regional government and regional stakeholders. She coordinates the Technical Assistance to the Adrion Adriatic Ionian Transnational Territorial Cooperation Programme Joint Secretariat. Her main skills are: 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, on institution and capacity building, regional and local development, social economy and social innovation in the following geographical areas and countries: European Union, Albania, Serbia, Turkey, Lebanon, Libya, Argentina, Brazil, Peru, Uruguay, Ethiopia.

Graduated in Law, Bologna University, a master in European Union Policies, collaborated with Nomisma, in research on industrial policies at regional level. She is trainer and speaker at international level on European Union, local development and social innovation policies. From 1994 to 1988 she was in charge of the EU Unit of ASTER, Emilia-Romagna Agency for Technological Development. Employed in ERVET in 1998, she is member of the Board of Directors and of the Executive Committee of EURADA (European Association of Regional Development Agencies) since 1998. She coordinates a 20 people international team, senior and junior experts. She is, fluent in English, French, and Spanish.