Researcher in industrial economics. She has a long experience in research in regulation of public utilities and structure of regulated industries, with particular reference to electricity. In this field she has acquired by the participation to multidisciplinary research project the ability to cope economic, social and technological problems in the analysis. Her main research fields concern: competition and market power in electricity supply, competitive challenges connected to new paradigms in the electricity field (smart grids, security, electric vehicles), public policy evaluation, with particular reference to training policies. In these areas she has been the project manager of many projects, with European, public or private funding. Among these it is worthwhile quoting the 2011 CIPS project Essence, Emerging Security Standards for the EU power Network controls and other Critical Equipment.