Francesco Ripa

Francesco Ripa


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Key Expertise
Cities, Urban Innovation, Sustainability, Transport, EU Policy

About me

Francesco Ripa is an Associate in LSE Cities. Previously, Francesco was Policy Manager working on research, engagement and capacity-building focused on innovation and governance on the European Cities Programme.

Prior to joining LSE Cities, he has worked for over four years at POLIS, a Brussels-based network organisation working for more sustainable mobility in cities and regions. At POLIS, Francesco led the communications team and contributed to several EU-funded research and innovation projects in the field of sustainable urban mobility.

Francesco holds a master’s degree in European Affairs from Sciences Po Paris and a bachelor’s degree in Public and Corporate Communications from the Sapienza University of Rome.

Expertise Details

Cities; Urban Policy; Urban Innovation; Sustainable Urban Mobility; EU Transport Policy; Public Communication; Public Engagement