Francesco FERRERO (male) is since 2016 the Lead Partnership Officer for Mobility, Logistics and Smart Cities with the IT for Innovative Services Department of the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology. Previously, Francesco was the Head of the Smart City Strategic Program with Istituto Superiore Mario Boella, Torino, where he led a multidisciplinary team of researchers conducting applied research in the field of economically, environmentally, and socially sustainable cities.
Francesco edited a handbook of research on the matter (http://bit.ly/1DGZAPt) and has been involved in several applied research projects related to it. Notably, he is at present the Project Coordinator of the CIVITAS SUCCESS Horizon 2020 project (http://success-urbanlogistics.eu) on how to improve the mobility and logistic flows associated to construction works. Francesco has been since its beginning a member of Luxembourg’s national Working Group on Smart Mobility (WGSM), founded after a decision by the national government in May 2016 to recognize smart mobility as an economic opportunity for Luxembourg and to set up the required structures to unlock its potential. Since April 2018 he has also been a Member of the Board of the Cluster for Logistics Luxembourg, an association that encourages all initiatives that strengthen Luxembourg’s position as an intercontinental logistics hub.