The SERN Secretariat (currently based in Parma) has the task to ensure the effectiveness of the work carried out in the priority areas set of by the strategy, to foster the development of the network and to assist the members in establishing intra-network contacts. The Secretariat also supports the statutory bodies (Assembly, Executive Board, Chairperson, Presidium and Board of Auditors) in order to ensure an effective functioning of the association.

The team

Nicola Catellani

Network Coordinator

Nicola is the director of the Secretariat and he is responsible the strategic development of the network, membership development, relations with institutional partners and stakeholders, EU funded projects in which SERN acts as project leader.

Laura Avanzi

Project Officer

Laura is mainly responsible for supporting the development of projects among the members as well as other tasks of general support to the activities of the Secretariat.

Ginevra Roli

Project Officer

Ginevra is project officer at SERN Secretariat. She is responsible for supporting members in the development and implementation of projects.

Federica Gravina

Project Officer

Federica is project officer at SERN Secretariat. She is responsible for implementation of the ongoing projects within SERN and for the development of new ones.

Alessia Mereu

Communications Officer

Alessia is communications officer at SERN. She manages the communication inside and outside the Network, as well as the dissemination of project results.


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