Giuliana Quattrone is a senior researcher in Urban planning for the National Research Council. Architect, Doctor of research, Phd in Territorial Planning, enabled to the status of associate professor. She carries out an academic and professional activity in the field of environmental spatial planning. She attended international masters and postgraduate courses both in Italy and Europe (European Master in Environmental Management, at Fondation Universitaire Luxembourgeise de Arlon, European Master in environmental engineering and management at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Master in Management and Evaluation of Integrated Territorial Systems at University of Reggio Calabria) She received several grants of research from the Ministry for Foreign Affairs to carry out research at international scientific institutions. She did research activity at Czech Technical University of Praha, National Technology University of Athens, Polytechnic Fédérale School of Lausanne, University Savaria of Szombathey, Cyprus University of Nicosia.