Giorgia Montorsi

Senior Event Manager | Strategic Communication & Marketing

With a vast experience in management, Giorgia has been involved in consulting and organizing ECM Congresses, courses and events as a freelancer in Italy, abroad and within the European Community. Since 2021, Giorgia has collaborated with the digital magazine as an operational and commercial resource. With a proactive mindset, Giorgia is able to adapt and cope with challenges with excellent leadership and communication skills.

Enrico Giunta

Consultant | Strategic Communication & Dissemination

Tel. +39 349 725 7131

With a degree in Economics and Management from the University of Genoa, Enrico is specialised in advocacy and communication. Enrico has experience in developing social media communication strategies, content and copywriting activities, as well as editorial management, and marketing planning.

Hugo Serra

Senior Consultant | Financial Controller

Tel: +351 911 076 803

Hugo holds a degree in Management and a Postgraduate degree in Industrial and Firm Economics from the University of Minho. Hugo also completed an executive training programme in Project Management at the Porto Business School. Having worked at the University of Porto for more than 10 years, Hugo has vast experience in managing both national and international funded projects.

Marika Gillardo

Consultant | Strategic Communication & Marketing

Tel. +39 340 866 1427

Marika holds a master’s degree in Maritime and Port Management from the University of Genoa. Marika has specialized knowledge of marketing management and communication, by designing and implementing solutions based on new communication channels and digital media. During her work experience, Marika has also gained experience in events organisation, purchase management and business development activities.

Marta Belinha

Consultant | Strategic Communication & Dissemination

Tel. +351 912 995 465

Marta holds a Bachelor’s degree in Languages and Business Affairs from Aveiro University. In 2020, Marta joined the Communication team while finishing her Master’s degree in Marketing and International Business. Marta has been applying several skills from e-mail marketing and social media management to branding and content in the scope of communication campaigns for EU-funded projects and national projects.

Gloria Cottafava

Senior Advisor Strategic Communication & Marketing

Tel. +39 347 983 8233

Gloria Cottafava is specialised in designing marketing and communication actions for the positioning on the international market of companies specialised in port, transport and logistics sectors. Gloria is highly skilled in developing innovative formats and tailor-made business events, aimed at strengthening her clients’ relations and business proposals in Europe.

Valeria Burlando

Senior Consultant | Strategic Communication & Marketing Manager

Tel. +39 349 400 1389

With a degree in Economics at University of Genoa, Valeria is Strategic Communication and Marketing Manager at MagellanCircle and Marketing Manager at Circle Group. Valeria currently manages Corporate Marketing, Communication and Dissemination for EU funded projects and Strategic Communication and Advocacy services for private and public clients.

Andrea Hržić

Senior Consultant | Strategic Communication & Dissemination Manager

Tel: +32 (0) 49 923 1725

With a Bachelor’s degree in Communication and Marketing from the University of Trieste (Italy) and a Master of Science in Communication Studies from Vrije University (Brussels), Andrea specialises in corporate communication strategy, EU funded projects dissemination and event organisation.

Manuela Soares

Senior Advisor Mobility & Transport

Tel: +351 913 702 954

With a PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Porto, Manuela has worked for 30 years as the Director of Research Programmes on Environment and Transport at the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation of the European Commission. Manuela specialises in EU Research and Innovation, with an extensive network of EU Associations and stakeholders in the field of mobility and transport.

Joana Dias

Senior Consultant | International Consultancy Manager

Tel: +351  917 785  848

Joana holds a degree in Law and a Postgraduate degree in European Union Law at the School of Law of the University of Minho. Joana has more than 6 years of experience in European funding (Horizon 2020, ERASMUS+, INTERREG, LIFE, EEA Grants, Connecting Europe Facility – Transport), project management and coordination of communication activities and dissemination of results.