Prof. Francesco Bosello.Graduated at the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, he received a Master degree in economics from the University College of London (UK) and a Doctoral degree in economics from the University of Venice. He is presently associate professor of economics at the University Statale of Milan and affiliate scientist at the Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Climate Change (CMCC) where he coordinates the Economic Analysis of Climate Impacts and Policy division. He has been senior researcher at the Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei, Milan Italy, and visiting scientist at the Abdus Salam International Center for Theoretical Physics in Trieste, Italy. He is currently undertaking research activities concentrated in the area of climate change impact assessment and the design of optimal mitigation and adaptation strategies developing integrated assessment modelling tools and applied general equilibrium economic models. His other research interests are more broadly related to international environmental agreements and the economics of the environment and of sustainability.