Lucia is Italian. She gives overall support to Schuman activities, with European Structural and Investment Funds in Italy her main duty. Prior to joining Schuman Associates, she worked on energy and innovation issues at the European Affairs office of the French company Orano. Before that, she completed a traineeship at the European Parliament. Lucia holds a MA in European affairs from the College of Europe of Natolin and a Master’s degree in international relations from the University of Siena. She speaks Italian, English and French, and has a basic knowledge of Spanish.