Senior consultant at KEA European Affairs
Elisabetta AIRAGHI is senior consultant and researcher at KEA. Her main areas of expertise include impact of culture and cultural heritage on local/regional development, digitisation and new media, access to finance (public and private) for cultural and creative sectors. Elisabetta is involved in several projects and research studies with a focus on cultural heritage, including the H2020 project “ILUCIDARE” on heritage-led innovation and international cultural relations (2018-2021) and the Creative Europe project “Cultural Heritage in Action” (2020-2021). She was also researcher for the ESPON study “The Material Cultural Heritage as a Strategic Territorial Development Resource: Mapping Impacts Through a Set of Common European Socio-economic Indicators” (2018- 2019). She obtained a Bachelor in Economics and Management of Arts, Culture and Communication and a Master in Economics and Management of Public Administrations and International Institutions from Bocconi University (Milan, Italy). During her Master, she has been a visiting student at Hitotsubashi University (Tokyo, Japan) for six months where she attended the Global Governance Program. Elisabetta speaks Italian, English, French and Spanish.