President of FIT Consulting, when he is not travelling, he lives in Rome. Married with two children, he graduated in demographic, statistical and actuarial sciences at La Sapienza in Rome. After working in the field of market research, in 1997 he founded FIT Consulting, a consultancy company in the logistics, mobility and transport sector.
He is an adjunct professor at Link University in Rome and previously held courses at the Luiss Business School. He is coordinator of working groups at the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport, consultant to the National Road Transport Register and ANCI. He is part of scientific committees of national and European bodies, is often a speaker at meetings and conferences and collaborates on numerous research and consultancy projects for public and private bodies at a national and international level. He is President of the Freight Leaders Council, member of the Urban Mobility Expert Group of the European Commission, President of the Freight Transport Technical Committee of the World Road Association and co-director of the Master in Sustainable Mobility and Transport at Link University.
CEO and Partner of FIT Consulting, she graduated in 1995 in demographic, statistical and actuarial sciences from the “La Sapienza” University of Rome. In 1998, he began his work experience at FIT Consulting and, since the beginning, he has carried out intense research and innovation on the mobility of people and goods, especially in community projects.
Coordinator and project leader of numerous European projects in the various Research Framework Programs of the European Commission, particularly on the topic of innovative and sustainable urban logistics and related business models. He is vice-chair of the Urban Logistics Thematic Group of the European logistics technology platform ALICE (Alliance for Logistics Innovation through collaboration in Europe). She was a teacher at the Luiss MEM Master “Public and corporate City Logistics Manager serving mobility” and a teacher at the training course for City Logistics Manager at the Italian Society of Transport Teachers.
Technical director and partner of FIT Consulting, he graduated in Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Bologna and obtained an MBA for public administrations in 2011 from the same university.
He has gained extensive experience in the design, development and maintenance of various intelligent transport systems (ITS and C-ITS), in freight transport and logistics processes, working in the industrial sector, in public administration and in research centres.
He has been Project Manager of various national and international initiatives, relating to programs for the development of traffic control centers and automatic sanctioning for restricted traffic zones, IT systems for logistics nodes, intermodal mobility, MaaS (Mobility-as-a-Service).
Inglese He currently deals with technological innovation in logistics, autonomous and connected driving systems.
He is a member of the European technological platform “Alice” Alliance for Logistics Innovation through collaboration in Europe) and evaluator at the European Commission (CINEA) for project proposals related to CCAM and at EIT Climate KIC for the evaluation of data analytics projects and solutions climate neutral for transport.
Already Executive Advisor of FIT Consulting srl since 2012, he has been Project Manager in the same company since 2009 and previously Founding member and CFO (Chief Financial Officer) of the company T6 Ecosystems srl and of the Cooperativa T6 company. In these contexts he has developed experience in the management of complex projects and coordination of work teams in numerous national and international research and cooperation projects funded by the European Commission and regional and national institutions.
Since 2019 he has been a Technologist at the Technical Support and Operational Planning (STP) Section of the Energy Technologies and Renewable Sources Department (TERIN) of the “ENEA – National Agency for new technologies, energy and sustainable economic development”, where carries out operational and management support activities for the co-financing planning of the Department, both at a community and national/regional level. In ENEA he is a member of the “GDL Grandi Progetti – Finance” working group, for the management of the “Mission Innovation 2021-2024”, “EuBatIn – IPCEI Batterie 2” and “POR Idrogen – PNRR” programs.
Head Of Research And Developement
Head of Research and Development in FIT Consulting, he graduated in Computer Engineering from the Polytechnic of Turin. For over a decade he has been dealing with complex logistics systems, identifying technological and process solutions in order to improve their operational and economic performance. In this context, he has assumed management roles in important public tenders for the creation of national ITS. Over the course of his career he has worked on processes and technologies in various fields, including automotive, banking, aerospace, e-learning, healthcare and marketing for major companies.
Senior Project Manager
Francesco Guaraldi Senior project manager in FIT Consulting, graduated with honors in 2008 in the specialist degree in Local and International Development at the University of Bologna and completed a Level II master’s degree in International Cooperation at IUSS in Pavia. After having worked in the world of international cooperation in Latin America and Africa, for more than 13 years he has dedicated himself to writing, managing and reporting research projects on innovation topics in the fields of Digitalisation, Electrification and Connected and Cooperative Mobility. Francesco has always tried to work by promoting a development approach based on public-private collaboration and has encouraged the growth of university laboratories and the birth and development of various city living labs. Francesco was responsible for several projects on different direct funding programs (ACP S&T, FP7, H2020, HE, ECSEL-JU, KDT, EIT,…). Currently in FIT he collaborates on the management of a project financed by the WP Mission on the promotion of public transport and supports the team in the strategies and writing of new proposals on the funding tenders of interest. Francesco is a member of the ASSOEPI association – Associazione Europrogettisti Italiani – which brings together the main Italian Europlanners and is an active member of various working groups within BEPA – Battery Partnership and Battery Europe.
EU Project Supervisor and Project Manager
EU project Supervisor and Project Manager at FIT Consulting, Marisa graduated in Road and Transport Infrastructure Engineering from the Roma Tre University. In FIT, he increased his expertise especially on issues relating to the urban transport of goods, developing Urban Plans for Mobility and Sustainable Logistics (PUMS and PULS) for numerous Italian cities, including Rome, Trieste, Cagliari, Verona and many other.
At the European level he has worked and coordinated multidisciplinary working groups for several European research and innovation projects in the field of urban mobility of people and goods, including the GECKO, USER-CHI, BOOSTLOG and URBANE projects.
Since January 2023, Marisa has assumed the role of EU project Supervisor, supervising the technical-scientific quality of FIT’s European projects and coordinating their management.
Project Manager and Technical Manager
Paola Astegiano, Project Manager and Technical Manager in FIT Consulting, graduated in Road and Transport Infrastructure Engineering from the Roma Tre University in 2011. Before joining FIT she had experiences in different contexts: for 4 years as a researcher at KU Leuven focusing on projects related to sustainable passenger mobility and collaborating with various European universities; he then continued first in the consultancy field and then moved on to European planning. He has acquired experience in proposal writing and European project management in recent years. Since May 2023 in FIT, she has been responsible for following various European projects as project and technical manager and is involved in writing European proposals.
Project & Executive Office Manager
Graduated in economic sciences (Master of Science in Economics) in 2016, he joined the staff of FIT Consulting in 2017. He currently holds the role of Project Manager with activities concerning the administrative management of European proposals with the role of coordinator, the writing of deliverables on impact assessment in European projects and support activities for colleagues and RUPs in relation to the specific needs of national research projects and international. As Executive Office Manager, he carries out activities relating to the management of the quality system, the accreditation and monitoring of the company in the various Supplier Registers, the organization of internal management and organization activities, and the management and administrative support to members of the company staff.
Furthermore, he carries out activities as the company’s Bid Manager, monitoring the main opportunities and managing the participation phase in public tenders, and as Content Manager, providing support to the Social Media Manager
Social Media & Communication Manager
Graduated in Communication & Society at the Catholic University of Milan, she obtained a master’s degree in Media, digital communication and journalism at the La Sapienza University of Rome. He collaborated for several years as a reporter for a local newspaper in the Varese area before dedicating himself to digital communication. After having worked as a consultant in the field of political communication, since 2020 he has collaborated with various companies in the logistics, transport and eCommerce sectors, for which he manages social communication. He writes for the magazine Migliore e Trasporti. In FIT Consulting he deals with the online communication strategy by managing the company’s social channels and the website.
At FIT he has always been responsible for the day by day management of the office and the management of all non-scientific activities that are necessary for the staff to correctly carry out their tasks. Starting from higher education, over the years it has acquired a level of experience suited to the coordination needs of partners and suppliers as well as skills that make it able to manage administration and control with particular efficiency; in short, a pillar of society.