Gabriella Camarsa

Senior Environment Expert;Project Manager "Green Growth & Circular Economy";Head of Unit, Green Growth, Energy and Environment

Gabriella Camarsa is an experienced EU environment policy analyst, environment expert and project manager within AEIDL. She joined AEIDL in 2009 and is currently the Head of Unit for Green Growth, Energy & Environment within AEIDL and Project Manager for the “Green Growth & Circular Economy” contract with DG Environment. Within this contract Gabriella is responsible for carrying out activities related to stakeholder involvement in the development and implementation of the Commission’s policies related to Green Growth and Circular Economy.
Previously Gabriella worked as the Senior Environment expert for the LIFE communications team. She had the overall responsibility for the EU environmental policy analysis and for the identification, analysis and dissemination of successful LIFE Environment project results. Other tasks consisted in coordinating the Environment LIFE Focus brochures, identifying opportunities for bringing projects and other stakeholders together and facilitating networking of ongoing LIFE projects. For a brief period, she also covered the role of Coordinator of the LIFE communications team.
Gabriella started her career at the Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei as a researcher, working on projects on Sustainable Tourism, beach management and Integrated Coastal Zone Management. She moved on to become a freelance Environment expert and Project Manager collaborating with various companies where she produced feasibility studies on different environmental topics (CAPLE and Carl Bro Intl) and participated in FP6 funded projects on Fisheries and Aquaculture (invasive alien species, disease prevention, genetic mutations) and helped in preparing an assessment of the social and environmental impact of EU FIFG 2000-2006 administration in Italy.
Before joining the AEIDL team in April 2009, she was working as a Senior consultant for the CORDIS project on the Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technical Development. She had previously completed a stage at the Commission’s DG-Environment. Gabriella has a degree in International and European Law (her thesis focused on “Organic farming and GMOs: the precautionary principle versus risk assessment”) and a Masters degree in “Environmental Management and Control. She speaks Italian, English (mother tongue), French and Greek (basic).