Francesco is responsible for developing and implementing the ESN’s fundraising strategy (i.e., identifying funding opportunities from public authorities and private companies; administrating and implementing project grants; raising awareness of the association’s work).
Before joining ESN, Francesco worked in Brussels as EU Project Officer in the area of sport and fitness mainly in the framework of the Erasmus+ Programme. In Italy, he worked as a liaison officer during the 2015 Universal Exposition and the Italian Presidency of the Council of the EU.
Francesco holds a master’s degree in International Relations from La Sapienza University of Rome, and he is alumnus of the College of Europe.
Outside ESN, Francesco enjoys playing padel, pretend to be a personal trainer and cooking pasta for his friends.
Languages: English, French Italian and Spanish.