She is an industrial economist with expertise in the analysis and evaluation of territorial systems and public policies.
She is Director General for Knowledge, Research, Labour and Enterprises of the Emilia-Romagna Region, with the aim of creating policies and promotion not only of the production system but also of labour and regional knowledge. She is also the managing authority for the Regional Operational Programmes ERDF and ESF 2014-2020 for the Emilia-Romagna region.