November 2010 – May 2015:
Three Year 
(Ph.D.) Doctoral Programme at School on the Agro-Food System “Agrisystem” Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Piacenza, XXVI Cycle, Academic Year 2010/2011. CurriculaRegulation of the agro-food system, protection of market safety and efficiency, system of liability and sanctions.  

Research ProjectSustainable Aquaculture and Fisheries: International Legislation, Technical Aspects, Present situation and Future Potential Development. The compulsory PhD Traineeship is made at the FI-Library, Fisheries and Aquaculture Division of FAO, Food Agriculture Organization in Rome; from June 2013. with the supervision of Professor Ettore Capri, 

December 2011-March 2013: 
MBA Executive Master in Business Administration, Alma Graduate Business School, University of Bologna,  (International Member of, 

Main topics: Performance and Management System, Strategic Cost Management, Operation and Supply Chain, Corporate Finance, Leadership and People Development, Marketing, Business Law, Business Strategy, Sustainable Management System, Geopolitics and International Business etc. 

Scientific Director Andrea Cavrini, 

December 2008-January 2010: 
2nd level University Master in “Cooperation and Planning for Development” 8th edition, academic year 2008/2009. CIRPS (Inter-University Research Centre for Sustainable Development) “La Sapienza” University of Rome (60 CFU/ECTS) one year international post-graduate ProgrammeTraineeship Master was held at the Fisheries Division of Food Agriculture Organization from 19 Oct. 2009to 30 Jun 2010. Master Thesis in FAO Volunteer Programme, with the supervision of Professor Massimo

October 2020 – to date
Certificate of Higher Education in Language Studies:
(as a part of Q30 BA (Honours) Language Studies (modern Languages: English, Spanish and French) – 
The Open University (UK)

March 2009: Two Year Specialized Degree (MSc) in the “Health and quality of products of animal origin – Fishing industry” at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Bologna (class 79/S, Agricultural-Zoo-technical Science and Technologies) final grade 110/110 cum laude. Degree thesis in Hygiene and the Preventive Treatment of Infective Illnesses in Fish breeding: “Production and Commerce of Ornamental Fish: technical-managerial and legislative aspects”, with Professor Maria Letizia Fioravanti,, (120 CFU/ECTS). 

January-February 2009: Traineeship as part of the Degree Course for Specialization in Health and Quality of Products of Animal Origin for the fish sector, at the Department of Public Veterinary Health and Animal Pathologies, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Bologna.

April-October 2004:
Master’s Postgraduate University Interfaculty Course in the “Management, transformation, and inspection of fish resources”
 at the University of Teramo, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Professor Tiscar Pietro Giorgio, 

March 2004:
Three Years 
First-level Degree (BSc) in Aquaculture and Fish Pathologies, (class 40 Zoo-technical and Animal Farming Sciences and Technologies), at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Bologna, Cesena branch; final grade 108/110. Graduation thesis on the Physiology and Reproduction of Aquatic Animals: “Established breeding and artificial reproduction techniques for Symphysodon discus discus (Heckel, 1840)”, with Professor Albamaria Parmeggiani.,(180 CFU/ECTS).

June 2003:
Aquarium Science Seminar 
Attendance Certificate, at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Bologna, Cesena branch, for the Degree course in Aquaculture and Fish Pathologies. 

During 2002: Traineeshias part of the Degree Course in Aquaculture and Fish Pathologies, at my own Ornamental Fish Farm. 

April 2021 (planned):
BRC standard official accredited Course in Vulnerability Assessment for Food Frau.
Quasam di Lucca de Rosa 

April 2021 (planned):
Short Professional Course in 
Introduction to GIS and its applications for International Cooperation
and Development 
COSPE Onlus – Italian NGO

February – April  2021:
Professional Course in GIS (Geographic Information System) – 
software Open Source QGIS 
Agenzia dei Servizi Formativi della Provincia di Cuneo 

February 2021:
Remote Audit – Opportunities and Management System (feasibility, risks and operations).
UNI Ente Italiano di Normazione

November 2020:
ISO/IEC 17065:2012 Awareness Training Course 
UKAs –National Accreditation Body for the United Kingdom.

March 2020:
Certificate of Conformity Assessment Friend of the Sea Seafood Standard. 
Friend of the Sea – 

Novembre 2019 -Marzo 2020: Advance Study Course in Integrated Management Systems for Quality, Safety, Energy and the Environment (QHSEDesign, Development, Implementation, Certification, Maintenance and Auditing of Business Management).
Qualifications obtained: designer, consultant, lead auditor and QHSE Integrated System Responsible, ISO 19011.
Certifications achieved: Lead Auditor ISO 9001: 2015, Lead Auditor ISO 14001:2015, Lead Auditor ISO 45001:2018, Lead Auditor ISO 50001:2018.

End 2019: 
Certification in Stakeholder Engagement (ongoing). 

June 2019: 
Parma Summer School, Risk-Benefit in food safety and nutrition,  
EFSA European Food Safety Authorities, Parma, Italy. 

June 2019: 
GLOBAL G.A.P. I.F.A. version 5.1 -All Farm Base Module 
All Farm Base, FV, GRASP, QMS. 
DNV GL Business Assurance srl – Bologna -Italy. 

May 2019: 
CIHEAM International Centre for Advance Mediterranean Agronomic Studies through the (IAMZ) Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Zaragoza, Spain and Food Agriculture Organization (FAO) through the Fisheries and Aquaculture Department. 
Advance Course on Seafood value Chain Analysis. 

May 2019: 
Certification in MoR, Management of Risk. 

March 2019:
Certification in PM4SD Project Management for Sustainable Development

January 2019: 
PRINCE2® 2009 Project Management Certification Foundation, Certificate number GR633119808PM AXELOS Global Best Practice. 

December 2018: 
FAO SDGs Indicator 14.b.1 – Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries Course. FAO E-learning Course. 

During July 2013:
ISPI School, 
Italian Institute for International Political Studies, 
Summer School 2013, Course in (RBM) Result Base Management: History and principles, Stakeholder analysis, Problem tree, Objective tree, the Result Chain, Risks and assumption, activity plan, Budget, M&E, RBM versus PCM

December 2012-December2012: 
CIHEAM International Centre for Advance Mediterranean Agronomic Studies through the (IAMZ) Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Zaragoza, Spain and Food Agriculture Organization (FAO) through the Fisheries and Aquaculture Department
Advance Course on Research Applications in Seafood Marketing.  

October 2012-October 2012:
COPPEAD Graduate School of Business, UFRJ Federal University of Rio de Janeiro – Brazil, Member of International EMBA Consortium.
Visiting Research as a part of MBA Executive Master in Business Administration. 
International Module for Global Business Innovation. 

February-March 2011:
ISPI School, 
Italian Institute for International Political Studies, 
Advanced Diploma in (PCM) Project Cycle Management: Programming, Identification, Formulation, Financing, Implementation, Monitoring and EvaluationSWOT analysis, Stakeholder analysis Final grade 8/10. with Professor Javier Schunk.  

Academic Year 2008/2009: 
Individual University Courses in Marine Biology, Faculty of Science University of Bologna, second cycle degree (not completed).