Professor in Planning evaluation, she is Deputy Rector of Politecnico di Torino, coordinator of both the Green Team office and the Honor Program of her university.
Since 2019, she is President of the Italian Network of Universities for Sustainable development and member of the scientific committee of relevant associations. She is an established figure in the field of Ecological transition and Sustainable Development of communities for over 25 years. She has coordinated several Pan-European Projects and published over 250 papers in specialized textbooks and international journals. She has received a number of awards for her career achievements.