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The SKILLBILL Advisory Board will act as a consultation body for the project, providing the consortium with strategic guidance and feedback in key stages of the project. The SKILLBILL AB members will provide their expertise on the needs and problems that their stakeholder groups are currently facing as well as with meaningful feedback on the project’s ideas, pilot actions and project outcomes.

The members of the SKILLBILL Advisory Board has been selected by the consortium and are presented below.

RES4CITY-Renewable Energies Systems for Cities, Project manager

Fabiano Pallonetto

Assistant Professor in Management Information System
Cultural Researcher M.A. / CEO

Silke Steinberg

Silke Steinberg has been active in international projects to implement new solutions for transition processes in Europe for decades. She is specialised in moderating participative, multistakeholder processes and initiating change processes through co-creative techniques in organisations and institutions. As specialist for teaching and training she supports educational institutions in modernisation and greening in different countries. The development of green educational services is her central activity in various projects.
Manager, Regional pillar and skills

Katarina Muse

Katarina have been working for Hydrogen Europe since December 2021.
As a Regional Pillar and Skills Manager at Hydrogen Europe, she advocates for a favourable policy framework and funding opportunities to facilitate and speed up the deployment of green hydrogen, while promoting the regions’ role in this process. Katarina also supports regions and industry members in understanding the trends and needs for hydrogen skills and shaping sectors recommendation to address the issues of hydrogen skills shortage.
EUREC, Senior Master Programme Manager

Nathalie Richet

Project Manager in Bulgarian-Romanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BRCC)

Eleonora Ivanova

Ivanova Eleonora is an experienced project manager with more than 20 years of regional development, SME support, industrial restructuring, studies and analysis (sectoral and regional), programmes and project promotion, development, implementation, evaluation. She is an approved consultant by the EBRD within their programme Advice for Small Businesses, Bulgaria, SME Finance & Development Group. In 2003 she has been invited to advise the foundation of the Bulgarian – Romanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, where she is a founder member and an executive director. Being an expert in European-funded programmes and projects, Ms Ivanova run her own consultancy company which is managing an on-line information tool, providing up-to-date information to companies on all funding sources available to them on local and European level.

Chrisostomos Kalogirou

Public Administration, Senior Adviser, EU Affairs

Venla Virkamäki

Responsible of regional research and innovation strategy for smart specialisation.
Director of the National Innovation Hub for the Regeneration of Public Buildings

Piero Pellizzaro

Piero has 13 years of experience in climate change policies and urban resilience planning. Currently he is the Milan Chief Resilience Officer and the City Lead for the H2020 Lighthouse project Sharing Cities at the Municipality of Milan. He is an advisor of the Italian Ministry of Ecological Transition for the National Adaptation Plan to Climate Change. In recent years was the Co-Founder of Climalia, specialised consulting company providing climate services in Italy, where he operates as Resilience Specialist. Piero was an Acclimatise Associate and researcher at the Planning Climate Change Unit at IUAV Venice. Piero is a member of the SISC Italian Society for Climate Science and European Commission Mayors Adapt Practitioners Work Group. He has extensive expertise in projects financed by the European Commission, including the LIFE+ project BlueAP Bologna Local Urban Environment Adaptation Plan for a Resilient City (Senior Expert), LIFE+ RECOIL Recovered waste cooking oil for combined heat and power production (Technical Director), MED Greenpartnerships as Senior Expert and MED ZeroCO2 Small communities for big changing. He further specialised in Urban Resilience, Environmental Economic Accounting, Energy Scenario and Climate Change Impact Models through his working experience at the Stockholm Environment Institute – Tallinn Office. In past years he collaborated with EU MP, Umberto Guidoni. He writes for different specialised magazines and web-portals on climate change issues
Secretary General at GCP Europe

Oliver Jung