Alessia Gianoncelli is EVPA’s Research Manager, responsible for research activities and data collection.
She has worked at EVPA since 2014, where she developed an in-depth knowledge of venture philanthropy and social investment ecosystem and practices, including impact measurement and management and EU policies linked to VP/SI.
Alessia was a blue book trainee at the European Commission, DG ECFIN, specifically working on social enterprises' and SMEs' market assessment and on funding opportunities to support social investment. She formerly collaborated with Unioncamere Piemonte in Brussels and the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Paris.
Alessia has ten years’ volunteering experience in the NGO field and she holds a master’s degree in Economics from the University of Turin and a French Master's in International Administration from the UPEC.
Priscilla Boiardi is EVPA's Knowledge Centre and Policy Director, leading the research, policy, training and dissemination activities of the association. Priscilla is also an advisor on numerous EC-funded projects and she is part of the OECD Social Impact Investment Experts Group.
Priscilla has more than 10 years of research experience, first as a Research Associate at the Vlerick Business School and then as a PhD candidate at the Catholic University of Leuven. She has a strong expertise in research for business and public bodies, both qualitative and quantitative. Priscilla holds a MSc (Hons) in Economics and Management of Public Administrations and International Institutions from the Bocconi University in Milan. She is an Italian national and speaks Italian, English and Spanish.