People in the Smartculture project:
- Pier luigi Sacco
(Project Leader) is Director for Siena 2019 European Capital Culture Candidate City. Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Markets, and Heritage and Professor of Cultural Economics at IULM University of Milan. He also teaches Creative Industries at the University of Italian Switzerland in Lugano. He has published more than one hundred articles in peer reviewed journals on game theory, cultural economics and policy, and culture-led local development processes. He works as policy designer and consultant for national, local administrations and cultural institutions worldwide.
- Susanna Fratiglioni
(Cultural Department Director) is graduated in Law in 1982, is an employee of Municipality of Siena since 1984, where she worked as the officer of Major Events and Festivals (including the Palio). Director of Culture and Major Events Management since 2002 has been identified as the contact manager candidacy for the European Capital of Siena in 2019. She has extensive experience regarding the management of cultural activities and has participated in numerous conferences and seminars on cultural and tourism events.
- Luciano Benedetti
(Financial Area Director) has degree in Political Science. Manager of the City of Siena in the financial statement since 1993, carries out its work mainly in the areas of planning, management, economic and financial accountability of the organization. Long experience in teaching and interventions as expert.
- Carlo Infantino
(International activities office Responsible) is head of International Activities of the City of Siena, has a long experience in international management of the twin cities network, international cooperation projects and the UNDP Art Gold network.