Francesco Vona is Full Professor of Economics in the Department of Environmental Science and Policy (ESP) of the University of Milan and director of the program ‘Labour in the low-carbon transition’ of Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM). Francesco studied Statistics and Economics at the University La Sapienza of Rome, where he got his first academic job as post-doc research fellow. In 2010, he joined the French Observatory of Economic Conjectures where he remained for more than 11 years and participated to numerous H2020 and FP7 European projects. He has also been adjunct visiting professor at University Ca’ Foscari of Venice where he is member of the Doctoral Program Committee in Science and Management of Climate Change. He remains research fellow at the OFCE and visiting research fellow at Grantham Institute of Climate Change and the Environment of the London School of Economics. He worked with various international organizations, think thanks and foundations, such as the Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change (CMCC), the ENEL Foundation, the OECD, the DG Employment and the Joint Research Center of the European Commission. He gave keynote speeches in various international conferences and workshops on topics related to the green economy and the labour market impact of environmental policies.