Elisabetta Caregnato joined Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM) in October 2022 as Head of Projects Unit.
Prior to that, she worked as Business Developer for Missio Invest an impact finance fund and worked for nine years at the Foundation of Politecnico di Milano as Head of the Business Development, Institutional Relations & Communication Units.
She was a member of the Supervisory Board of the Knowledge Innovation Community (KIC – pan-European public private partnership aimed at innovation) in the field of urban mobility promoted by the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) of the European Union.
She is also a board member of the Istituto Buon Pastore di Milano Foundation which for over forty years has run schools in the Milan area and manages communities for hosting minors entrusted by the Juvenile Court of Milan.
Previously she was Project Manager and Event Manager for EXPO 2015 at EIT Digital, and for thirteen years she worked as Head of the Project Manager Team and General Manager Assistant for Milano Metropoli Development Agency, a limited public company with the mission of promoting sustainable economic and social development of Milan Area. She also worked as a tutor of a Unit in Urban Design at the Polytechnic of Milan – School of Urban and Environmental Planning.
Her degree is in Architecture at Polytechnic of Milan with a master’s degree in Urban Management at Domus Academy (Milano) and she gained the Qualification for Architect profession. With a grant of ECC Erasmus Project, she spent two semesters in Urban Regeneration, a PhD postgraduate course, at the School of Land Management and Urban Policy of the South Bank University, London. She has won an architectural competition to renovate an under-used industrial site in the center of Cinisello Balsamo, a town in Greater Milan.