Simone Cresti
UN SDSN Mediterranean

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Simone Cresti works as project manager at the Santa Chiara Lab of the University of Siena, a research centre focused on teaching and research activities on Agenda 2030 and Sustainable Development as well as engagement of the public and private sector. He is network manager of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network Mediterranean and co-author of the “Sustainable Development Report in the Mediterranean 2020”. His research interests include policies for Sustainable Development and the alignment to the SDGs of the agrifood private sector. On this issue, he is a member of the research staff of the “Fixing the Business of Food” Project and co-author of its 2020 and 2021 reports. He has been lecturer in Business Administration at the University of Siena and now has been nominated expert/assistant in the course Economics and Management at the Business and Law department of the University of Siena. He has coordinated the Massive Open Online Course “Sustainable Food Systems: a Mediterranean Perspective” promoted by SDG Academy, together with more than 20 moocs, through the EdX platform. He teaches “Sustainable Food Systems” in the Course “Delivering EU Studies on Agenda 2030” (Jean Monnet Module 2020-2023) and “Comparative public policies on Sustainable Development” in the “PACTUM” E+ Capacity Building Project with five Tunisian Universities (2020-2023).