Alessandra Gariboldi

President of Fondazione Fitzcarraldo, Italy

Alessandra Gariboldi is President of Fondazione Fitzcarraldo and a senior researcher and consultant in the fields of visitor studies and cultural policies and projects evaluation, with a primary focus on cultural participation. She led and contributed to more than 80 research and innovation projects in the last 20 years. As Head of the Transnational Projects Unit, she managed several EU cooperation projects focused on cultural participation from different perspectives (capacity building, change management, co-creation, policy design), and has been active as a trainer and adviser in some European Capitals of Culture, such as Matera2019, Rijeka2020, and Elefsina2023.