Giovanni De Santi
Mr Giovanni De Santi, Director, Directorate for Sustainable Resources, European Commission's Joint Research Centre.
Giovanni De Santi is, since September 2017, Director of the Directorate for Sustainable Resources at the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission. The Directorate provides independent scientific evidence to support the development, implementation, evaluation and coherence of EU policies, mainly in the areas of sustainable development, agriculture, Earth Observation (Copernicus), environment and climate change, blue growth and fisheries, bioeconomy, industry and trade.
He previously served as Director of the JRC Institute for Energy and Transport. He has been working for the European Commission's Joint Research Centre since 1985.
Giovanni De Santi holds a university degree in Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering and a PhD degree in Fluidodynamics.