on site speaker Alberto Cozzi
Mr. Alberto Cozzi was born and lives in Udine, Italy.
He graduated in International Relations at the University of Trieste in 2002, focusing his studies on International Economics, Public Law and Geopolitics, with a specific attention to Central and Eastern Europe.
Then, he moved to Poland to attend the College of Europe (Natolin campus), where he concluded a Master of Arts in European Studies in 2003, focusing on European Economic Integration and EU Legal Order, Relations between EU and Candidate Countries and EU Regional and Agriculture policies, Justice and Home Affairs in the EU, with a final thesis on the European transport corridors and related financial opportunities.
He decided to pursue his studies on transport and mobility, attending the Polytechnic of Turin, where he concluded a Master of Arts in Transport and Sustainable Mobility in 2004, specialising in Transport Modelling and Logistics, Local and Large Area Transport Planning and Transport and Environment.
After working for IVECO, dealing with technical regulations at ECE, EU and national level for heavy-duty vehicles, he attended a Master of Arts in Logistics Promoter at the University of Trieste in 2008, dealing with Economics and Marketing of Logistics, Transport and Infrastructures, Internationalisation of SMEs and Territorial Marketing Policies for Local Development.
He joined a regional port in 2008, where he worked as Logistics Manager, responsible for the general management of the port, as well as railway sidings, in terms of contractual, commercial and promotional activities, as well as coordination with local and national authorities. Also, he worked in three EU projects, focusing on intermodal transport, port safety and marine pollution.
He worked for more than three years (2014-2017) for the Central European Initiative, a regional intergovernmental forum covering eighteen countries of Central and South-East Europe committed to supporting European integration through cooperation among its Member States, where he was responsible for drafting, submitting and managing transport-related EU projects (Interreg a TEN-T) as Lead Partner and Project Partner, as well as representative of the CEI within the EUSALP and EUSDR working groups on transport.
He joined the Port Network Authority of the Eastern Adriatic Sea (Ports of Trieste and Monfalcone) in May 2017, working as Project Manager of EU projects in several fields – infrastructures, innovation, intermodal transport, alternative fuels, ICT and mobility.