Isabella joined the climate team of the Florence School of Regulation in November 2017. Her research interests lie within the field of Energy and Environmental Economics, Climate Change Mitigation, Climate and Energy Finance, Energy Regulation, Climate Governance and Sustainable Development.
Before joining FSR, Isabella was Senior Researcher at Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM) and Policy Analyst at ICCG, where she contributed to several research projects on Sustainable Development with a focus on Energy Access, Energy Decarbonization, Energy Infrastructure Finance and Climate Finance. She led the FEEM Sustainable Development research area and she managed the Italian hub of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN). She has also been Scientist at the Euro-Mediterranean Center for Climate Change (CMCC).
Before working at FEEM she was Project Manager at MEDREG, the Association of Mediterranean Energy Regulators, Visiting Scholar at UC Berkeley and Researcher at IEFE Bocconi. She worked at the United Nations and at the European Parliament. Isabella holds a PhD in International Law and Economics from Bocconi University, and a MPhil in International Relations from the Geneva Graduate Institute.