Isabella holds a M.Sc. in Environmental and Land Planning Engineering (Polytechnic of Milan, 2013) and she joined ECMWF in 2018.
Since 2022 she is the Head of Programme Contract Management, leading a team which is responsible to support the implementation of the services entrusted by the European Commission to ECMWF in the context of Copernicus and Destination Earth Programmes by negotiating contracts with third parties ensuring the best value for money, and managing the lifecycle of these contracts guaranteeing a proper budget execution and collaboration with all stakeholders.
- Copernicus Programme
- Destination Earth Initiative
- UN Sustainable Development Goals
- EO Business Development
- Climate Change
- Natural Disasters Management
M.Sc. in Environmental and Land Planning Engineering. Polytechnic of Milan (2013). Thesis on “Hydrogeological study of the drainage processes induced by tunnel excavation in anisotropic rock masses”.
B.Sc. in Environmental and Land Planning Engineering. Polytechnic of Milan (2010). Thesis on “Tests of kinematic GPS positioning accuracy in urban areas”.
2022 - present: Head of Programme Contract Management, ECMWF (DE)
2018 - 2022: Contract Management Officer in Copernicus Services Department, ECMWF (UK)
2017: GIS consultant and Project Manager, EO downstream SMEs (Italy, Austria, Netherlands)
2016: Deputy Facility Manager, European Space Agency, ECSAT (UK)
2014 - 2016: Project Manager (Young Graduate Programme), European Space Agency, ESRIN (Italy)
Registered PRINCE2 Practitioner – APMG International