Dr. Olga Chiappinelli joined the Climate Policy Department in March 2016. In 2015 she obtained her PhD in Economics from the IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca. She holds BSc and MSc in Economics from the University of Siena. During her studies she spent visiting periods at the University of Oxford and the University College London. Olga Chiappinelli is an applied microeconomic theorist. Her main research interests are Public Procurement and Regulation, with a particular focus on environmental aspects. Since 2016 she has been involved in a number of projects on policy design for industrial decarbonization. She is also a member of the Berlin Economic Research Associates (BERA) Program and Berlin Centre for Consumer Policies (BCCP).