Innovation Policy Officer, Digital Innovation and Blockchain, Digital Single Market Directorate
Innovation and Blockchain Policy Officer at the European Commission in DG CONNECT, Chiara has been working in the innovation field since 2010. She is in charge of Blockchain and DLT applications in the Digital Innovation and Blockchain Unit and is a member of the European Commission Task Force on FinTech. She also worked on access to finance, start-ups and scale-ups policies. Previously she was at the helm of the Brussels EU Office of the Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur (France) after she gained extensive experience in Research and Innovation policies dealing with local, regional stakeholders as well as national ministries. In the past she assisted the Director General of a French local authority and was associate professor in Sciences Po Paris. Chiara holds a Diploma In European Affairs, Law and Economics from Sciences Po (France) and University of Pavia (Italy).