I’m an architect and PhD in Sustainable Urban Planning. My main areas of interest are urbanization and spatial planning with a specific focus on urban poor, urban informality, housing and inclusive decision-making processes. On these topics I coordinated Design Build Studios, participated in slum-upgrading programs, collaborated as visiting professor and researcher with the universities of Trento, Mexico City and Cairo. I’ve been URBACT Local Group Coordinator within the networks “2nd chance - waking up the sleeping giants, “URBinclusion” and “Civic eState” (still ongoing). For the City of Naples, I currently coordinate integrated urban development programs and projects in the Historical Center -UNESCO site.