Roberto Carella currently provides specialised support at Health Department of Apulia Region focusing on "One Health" as a catalyst for sustainable development according to SDGs. His focus is on critical issues such as health, environment, circular economy, innovation, transport and urban mobility, as well as nature conservation and climate change.
He is also a project management consultant at MT-Europe where he emphasizes the potential of tourism as a tool for economic diversification, the protection of natural and cultural heritage, and the engagement of local communities in the transition journey especially in the fields of smart cities, smart territories, smart islands, focusing on clean energy and waste-to-energy.
He holds his degree in Economics at University of Bari and an eBusiness PhD at eBMS ISUFI University of Salento, with a focus on Knowledge Management. Furthermore he is a public policy expert and university lecturer in management and sustainability, having collaborated with the University of Bari, (Taranto Campus),University of Malta, European Commission, Ashoka, Regional governments and think tanks.He is involved in creating tailored support programs for entrepreneurs, nurturing start-ups in clean-tech sectors, and collaborating with business incubators. Moreover his consultative role in various institutional bodies has garnered him a reputation for efficacious stakeholder engagement and strategic vision in facilitating a Just Transition to a greener, more equitable economy.
He also supports the preparation of territorial plans, particularly related to capacity-building, empowering local governments, organizations, and communities to actively participate in the Just Transition Process.
Expert can perform Ad hoc expertise missions at network and programme level in relation to:
Methods and tools for integrated and participatory approaches:
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