Dr. Pietro Evangelista
Pietro Evangelista is Research Director at the Research Institute on Innovation and Services for Development (IRISS) of the Italian National Research Council (CNR) based in Naples (Italy). Pietro is a business economist by background and he was awarded a Ph.D. in logistics and supply chain management (SCM) by Heriot-Watt University (UK) in 2009. He carried out extensive research on economics and management issues associated with maritime-port logistics and ICT dissemination in logistics. He also conducted research on the role of knowledge management in logistics and supply chain. This is reflected in more than 100 publications including papers in high-ranked international peer-reviewed journals, books and book chapters, conference papers and industry magazines articles. His current scientific interest is focused on de-carbonisation of freight transport and logistics and rural SCM. He held visiting positions at several universities and research institutes. Pietro is member of the editorial board of leading international journals in the field of logistics, SCM and operations management and he seats in the scientific committee of several international conferences and workshops. Pietro is Docent in Green Logistics in master level classes at the Lappeenranta University of Technology (Finland). He is a member of the Research & Developing committee of the European Logistics Association (ELA). Pietro assists several institutions, including the EU Commission, as an independent expert in the evaluation of projects in the field of transport and logistics.