Ph.D. in Environmental and Evolutionary Biology, I’m interested in ornithology, wildlife management and conservation biology. My research is mainly focused on European birds conservation, bird migration through the Mediterranean, wildlife management for aviation safety (my real job).
I worked for several national and international organizations and institutions including WWF, IUCN, CITES, International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), European Commission, Italian Ministry of Environment, Italian Institute for Environmental Protection and Research (ISPRA), Rome University “La Sapienza”, Italian Civil Aviation Authority (ENAC), etc.
I was director of the National Marine and Terrestrial Protected Area “Isole di Ventotene e S. Stefano”, scientific director of the Rome Zoo, scientific advisor for the Institute of Applied Ecology (IEA), on contract professor at Dept. of Biology and Biotechnologies of Sapienza University of Rome.
At present I am visiting researcher at Dept. of Biology and Biotechnologies of Sapienza University of Rome, bird control advisor for several Italian international airports, the scientific advisor of the Italian Civil Aviation Authority.
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