Andrea Burzacchini

Founder & Director


Before founding aiforia, in 2009, Andrea worked for more than six years for ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability,in Freiburg.

Within his almost 30-year-career he developed, coordinated and managed world-wide projects, tools and campaigns on natural resource management, participatory governance instruments, climate change and other aspects of sustainability. He has advised numerous local authorities and organisations in more than 25 countries, conceived and implemented training and capacity-building elements, facilitated workshops and participatory processes of different sizes and formats.

In Freiburg he guided more than 500 study visits for international delegations from all over the world.

He holds a degree in Chemistry (University of Modena), a M.Sc. EAEME in Environmental Management (NTUA Athens, EPFL Lausanne), and in Integrated Management (ICIS Maastricht).

Andrea speaks Italian, English, German and Spanish.