Graduated (MSc (+5), Aquatic Biology, 1st Rome University, 1989), Master (Technical cooperation programs management, ILO, International Training Centre, 2000) and certificates of virtual attendance: “Emerging practices in development evaluations”, "Equity-focused and gender-responsive evaluations", "National evaluation capacity development for country-led M&E systems". Evaluation Partners – UNICEF/IOCE March to May and September 2013. Several post-graduate training courses in aquatic resources sustainable management and fisheries.
27 years post-graduated experience in marine and inland aquatic resources sustainable and equitable development and management, notably in Africa, Caribbean, Europe, and Mediterranean.
International experience: African Union (AU-IBAR), Indian Ocean Commission and World Bank (International consultancies), EC DEVCO, EC MARE, USAID.
Field: Albania, Algeria, Belgium, Botswana, Congo Brazzaville, Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Gabon, Ghana, Western Indian Ocean (Mauritius, Seychelles, Kenya, Tanzania, Comoros, Madagascar), Jamaica, Italy, Ivory Coast, Libya, Mali, Morocco, Namibia, Norway, Philippines, Romania, Sierra Leone, Senegal, The Gambia, Tunisia.
FAO, November 2016. Short-listed and interviewed for the FishCode Common Oceans P-3 Project Officer (Tuna) position. Norwegian Refugee Council Regional office in Nairobi, October 2016, Short-listed and interviewed for the Position of Food Security & Livelihood PM – Yemen. CTB, October 2016. Selected for the position of Coordinateur de projet, expert en développement de filières agricoles in Mali. FAO, September 2016. Short-listed and interviewed Fisheries Officer (Coordinator - Fisheries Global Record Programme). FAO, May 2016. Short-listed and interviewed for the Senior Policy Officer (Fishery and Aquaculture) position (ECOWAS) In Nigeria. World Bank, April 2016. Selected and interviewed for the Atelier de sensibilisation aux normes et certifications in Mauritania. UNDP, February 2016. Selected and interviewed for the position International Consultant on sustainable fishing industry and aquaculture development in Kazakhstan. Oxfam, October 2015. Short-listed and interviewed for the Fisheries and Strategic Development consultant position in Somalia. IFAD, Yemen, December 2014. Short-listed and interviewed for the ITA Sustainable Aquaculture Consultant position. Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP), September 2014. Short-listed and interviewed for the SFP Director position. United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), August 2014. Shortlisted and interviewed for the position of Associate Program Officer in Nairobi. FAO, June 2014. Short-listed for the Fishery Officer (Statistics on Fishing Fleet) position. FAO Somalia, January 2014. Short-listed and interviewed for the Project Coordinator Position. November 2013. Selected and interviewed for the position of Coordinator IUCN Regional Marine and Coastal Program (MACO) for Central and West Africa. October 2013. IUCN Global Gender Office’s Gender Expert Network. Selected and included in the gender experts’ network. FAO, August 2013. Selected and interviewed for Global Tuna Project Coordinator position. July 2013. Spanish Agency for international cooperation to the Development of the Ministry of Foreign Relations and Cooperation, selected and included in the expert roster for Africa. October 2012. Commission Member - CEM Coastal Ecosystems Group 2013-2016, Commission Member - CEM Island Ecosystems Thematic Group 2013-2016, Commission Member - CEM Western Europe 2013-2016, Commission Member - WI-IUCN SSC Freshwater Fish Specialist Group 2013-2016. February 2012, CTB. Selected and interviewed in Brussels for the long term position of Expert in organizational and institutional development, co-manager – MALI. FAO, November 2011. Selected and interviewed for the Fishery and aquaculture expert position in Abu Dhabi. FAO, May 2011. Selected and interviewed for the Executive Director position of the General Fishery Council for the Mediterranean (GFCM) at the FAO HQ. September 2010, WWF International short-listed and interviewed for the Tuna Manager, Smart Fishing Network Initiative position. August 2010, UNOPS, short-listed and interviewed for the Senior Fishery expert position of the Sulu-Celebes project. April 2010, UNOPS, short-listed and interviewed for the Regional Project position of the ATSEA; Arafura and Timor Seas Ecosystem Action and UNDP office of Bratislava, short-listed and interviewed for the interview for the GEF IW vetted roster of consultants. March 2010, pre-selected for the Evaluation of FAO Regional and Sub-regional Offices in the Near East Team members. February 2010, UNDP Office for Mauritius and Seychelles, short-listed for the position of Socio-Economic Data Processing and Analysis. February 2009, UNIDO, short-listed and interviewed by for the Coordinator position of the GLCME Program in Accra (Ghana). October 2008, SEAFO regional organization short-listed and interviewed in Windhoek (Namibia) for the Executive Secretary position. August 2008, UNDP/UNV short-listed and interviewed for the environmental specialist position in Guinea Bissau and SRCF regional organization in Dakar (Senegal for a coordinator position. July 2008, FAO, short-listed and interviewed for a socioeconomic position in Malaga (Spain). April 2008, UNOPS selected and interviewed for an ASCLME Program coordinator position in South Africa.
Aquatic resources. Sustainable and equitable management of the aquatic ecosystems Sustainable management of marine and coastal areas. Marine and inland fisheries and aquaculture sustainable and equitable development and management. Monitoring Control and Surveillance (MCS) and IUU fishing. Policies and governance. Institutional strengthening and capacity building. Strong skills for working in/with International Organizations and in/with multicultural teams, as well as for field-based activities in Developing Countries programs and projects. Negotiation skills (Surveying, Participatory approach, Co-management, Vocational Training, Workshops and Awareness campaigns). Wide knowledge of tender and program/project design, implementation, management, and evaluation, including PCM (Programming, Identification, Formulation, Financing, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation) of the main Funding Donors. Experience in strategic management and evaluation of large programs and projects, as well as fund-raising. programs or projects design and implementation, preparation of Terms of Reference (services) and evaluation of offers ( evaluation of grant proposals, evaluations (ex-ante, interim, ex-post etc.), monitoring. Good ability to lead, motivate and work in Team and for working with decentralized and stakeholders Organizations. Great interest in field-based activities worldwide. Great attitude to travel. Excellent command of English, French Italian (mother tongue) languages.