Anna Taddonio Serio is a financial economist. She holds a MSc in International Financial Economics from the University of Florence and a MSc in Financial Engineering (Structured Finance) from IAE Paris Sorbonne. Since 1996, Anna has worked as a project manager in numerous European programs. In recent years she has directed her studies and consultancy activity towards innovative financial tools to back up public funding. Since 2011 she has been working as project designer for Horizon 2020 calls for proposals. With IAE de Paris (Sorbonne Graduate Business School), she also currently contributes to the MGCF research Chair and is General Secretary for the Finagri Chair (Innovative Financing to the agricultural sector).