Alessandro de Carli is an Environmental Engineer focused on Environmental Economics. Born in 1973, he graduated from Politecnico di Milano in Environmental and Land Planning Engineering in 1999. Since 2000, he has been a Research Fellow in Water Economics and Policy at Bocconi University (2000-2010 IEFE; 2011-2018 CERTeT; from 2019 GREEN). Starting in 2016, he is also the director of AquaLAB Foundation, a multidisciplinary research center on water resources and water services. He has been involved in several EU and national projects. From 2008 to 2013, he was the coordinator of the Master in Green Management, Energy and Corporate Social Responsibility (MaGER) at Bocconi University. He is one of the founding members of the Italian Association of Environmental Engineers (AIAT). It carries out its research and consultancy activities in the field of Ecological Economics applied to water resources in order to combine territorial development and protection of environmental resources.