Paola BanfiSenior Advisor

Areas of expertise
  • Public health
  • Nature & Biodiversity
  • Impact assessment & evaluation
  • Public policy evaluation
  • Environmental law
  • MSc, Administration & Public Policies, Universitá degli Studi di Milano, Milan (IT)
  • BA, International Relations & European Institutions, Universitá degli Studi di Milano, Milan (IT)
  • Italian, English, French.

Paola joined Milieu in July 2012. Prior to Milieu, she worked at the Institute for European Environmental Policy where she was involved in projects such as: the reform of the EU budget; the Multiannual Financial Framework and Cohesion Policy; climate mainstreaming; the use of innovative financial instruments in EU policies; the preparation of the EU’s 7th Environmental Action Programme.

Paola has also worked as an intern at the European Investment Bank in Luxembourg as part of the Environmental Impact Assessment Unit in the Project Directorate (JASPERS), where she specialised in environmental policy integration in EU Cohesion Policy. This internship gave her the opportunity to write her research project on the application of the strategic environmental assessment directive to the EU structural funds programmes, with a focus on public participation.

At Milieu, Paola contributes to research on a range of projects, and has a particular interest in the integration of EU policies in the planning and implementation of public investment programmes.

Paola has degrees in international science and European institutions and in administration and public policies.