Chiara joined T&E in March 2022, after completing her MA in European Public Affairs at Maastricht University and BA in European Studies and German Language at University College Cork. Her interest in shipping spanned from the research she carried out for her thesis on illegal shipments of electronic waste to Ghana.
Before joining T&E, Chiara worked for a Pan- European political movement in the diversity and inclusion unit. As part of the shipping team, she focuses on advocating for zero emission shipping and sustainable alternative fuels.
Originally from Ravenna, Italy, Chiara speaks English, Italian, French, Spanish and German. In her spare time, she can be found in a climbing gym, swimming pool (although she prefers the Adriatic Sea) or practicing artistic gymnastics, a sport which she competed for over 10 years.
Other interests include fantasy books and movies, wandering in nature, and dogs. Her secret dream is to work alongside David Attenborough on one of his documentaries.