Simone Borghesi is Director of the Florence School of Regulation – Climate (FSR Climate), part-time professor at the EUI and Professor of Environmental Economics at the Department of Political and International Sciences, University of Siena, Italy. He is Secretary General of the Policy Outreach Committee of EAERE (European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists). He is also member of CEPR-RPN (Center for Economic Policy and Research – Research and Policy Network), member of the Academic Advisory Council of the Center on Regulation and Markets of Brookings Institution and Co-director of the research group R4S (Regulation for Sustainability) at the University of Siena. He has been President of IAERE (Italian Association of Environmental and Resource Economists) in the period 2018-19.
He received a M.Sc. in Economics at University College London (1996) and a Ph.D. in Economics at the European University Institute (2001). He worked at the International Monetary Fund, Washington (1998), at the Fondazione ENI Enrico Mattei, Milan (1999) and as Assistant Professor at the University of Pescara (2004-2008). He has been visiting scholar at INRA – Institute National de la Recherche Agronomique, Grenoble (2013), at the Department of Land Economy of the University of Cambridge (2015) and at the Centre of Economic Research of ETH, Zurich (2016).