Bianchini Valentina

University of Rome Tor Vergata-Sapiens Network

Valentina is a Marie Sklowdoska-Curie Ph.D. candidate and member of the SAPIENS Network, an interdisciplinary consortium of 19 partner Universities and organizations across Europe and beyond, advancing research on Sustainable Public Procurement (SPP). 

Valentina currently works within the Faculty of Economics of the University of Rome “Tor Vergata” on a 3-year research project investigating how public buyers can and should use procurement to foster sustainability in Global Supply Chains.

Valentina has a background in Development Studies with over 10-year experience as Public Management Advisor for Italian governmental bodies (SNA) and International Organizations (UN, World Bank, and OECD) in low and middle-income countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, South-East Asia, and Middle-East and North Africa region.

Her main areas of expertise are public procurement, anti-corruption, and change management in public sector reforms