Patrizia holds a Master’s degree in Political Philosophy and a Master Course in Public Policy Analysis. Since 2001 Patrizia has been a researcher and consultant in the policy field and in the past, she held the role of Coordinator of the University Master Courses in Public Policy Analysis and Local Development and LaPo, Laboratorio di Politiche Pubbliche of the University of Turin. In 2009 she was Fellow of the German Marshall Fund (GMF), Washington, DC. Patrizia is a Senior Project Manager in the Innovation area and Project Manager of Open Incet, the Open Innovation Center of the City of Turin managed by FGB. She has almost 20 years of experience in the field of public policy analysis, local development, open and social innovation, through which she has developed significant competences in project management, facilitation, training, and evaluation.