PIER LUIGI SACCO, Special Adviser of the EU Commissioner for Education, Culture and Sport, professor of cultural economics (Italy)
Pier Luigi is also Director of the IRVAPP Center of Bruno Kessler Foundation, Trento, Professor of Cultural Economics, IULM UNivesity Milan, Senior Researcher at metaLAB (at) Harvard and visiting scholar at Harvard University. He is the, member of the scientific advisory board of Europeana Foundation, of the Commission for Cultural Economics and Museums of MIBACT, of the Advisory Council on Scientific Innovation of the Czech Republic and of the Advisory Council of Creative Georgia. He is Senior Editor of the Leisure & Tourism section of Cogent Social Sciences, the Taylor & Francis publishers (Routledge) open access journal. He works internationally in the field of culture-led local development and is author of more than 200 papers published in peer reviewed journals and edited books with major international scientific publishers.