Michael Villa is Senior Policy Adviser at smartEn, the European business association of market players driving digital and decentralised energy solutions.
He is specialised in energy, sustainable development and industrial polices with 6 years of experience as Senior Consultant to provide specific advocacy support to clients both in the EU and Middle East.
Among others, he led the Secretariat of a cross-sectorial business organisation, the European Alliance to Save Energy (EU-ASE), and supported Knauf Insulation as Public Affairs Adviser in Italy.
Michael worked also in the European Parliament for a Cypriot MEP and at the Embassy of Italy in Copenhagen during the UN Climate Change Conference COP15.
Michael has a Master at the Institute for European Studies in Brussels and a bachelor degree from the Catholic University of Milan.