She has been driving her career towards fostering, developing, disseminating, implementing, and commercialising innovations in Green Chemistry and sustainable development, in order to reduce the carbon footprint of companies.
She has started cleaning the pollution resulting from industrial processes, and then moved upstream, developing sustainable processes, helping industries to avoid the pollution she used to clean up.
Thus, she has developed novel materials for remediation, for textile fabrics, and for building insulation, as well as new products for food, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics. Her work has been done developing green technologies based on biomaterials, ionic liquids, nanoparticles, and supercritical fluids, targeting waste valorisation solutions, and using renewable resources such as algae.
She has international experience, from lab to market and she had a lot of success in fundraising activities as well, helping companies getting the funds they need to develop their innovations.
Inspirational leader, she is an expert in handling change management, strategy, operational excellence and most importantly employees’ engagement.
Today, she works with organisations to use corporate social responsibility (C.S.R.) as the driving force for increased profitability and positive environmental, social, and economic impact.
- writing of articles for general public
- articles in scientific reviews
- one book chapter
- inspirational speeches
- Science for everyone (vulgarisation)
- Scientific conferences invited as guest speaker