OUR TEAMThe history, evolution and objectives of Avventura Urbana are the result of our team of experts in mediation, communications, design and architecture, political science, sociology and human rights.
Andrea Pillon has been a member of Avventura Urbana since 1999. An expert in the analysis and facilitation of inclusive decision-making processes, he specializes in the mediation of environmental conflicts, strategic planning and production of local development projects.
With a PHD in Urban & Regional Planning, Maddalena is an expert in interactive planning, design and conflict mediation. She has been working in Avventura Urbana since 2008, coordinating the Tuscan headquarters of the company.
Graduated in international relations and specialized in human rights attheUniversity of Essex (UK),she started working in Avventura Urbana in 2018 and is its youngest partner. Sheintegrates her experience in managing participatory processes with the knowledge acquired during the numerous European and international volunteering projects in which she has taken part over the years. She is responsible for the the management of participatory processes for social inclusion,equal opportunities and sustainable development, and carries out the promotion of society at an international level.
Doctor in Regional Public Policy, graduated in Architecture, she is an expert in participatory communication and conflict mediation. She was one of the founders of Avventura Urbana and she chaired from its establishment until January 2016; she is still a member. She is the expert in participation on the Open Government Partnership (Open Government Task Force). She is the founder and president of Scuola Capitale Sociale.
A graduate in Systemic Design at the Polytechnic University of Turin, she is currently studying for a Master’s degree in Management and co-production of participatory processes, communities and proximity networks (UniBo). Since 2022 she has been working with Avventura Urbana in international promotion and on projects relating to impact assessments and sustainability reports (both social and environmental).
A doctor in Town Planning and Urban Design, she consolidated her training with a Master’s in Interactive and Participatory Planning (IUAV of Venice). She has worked for Avventura Urbana since 2019 in communications and designing graphic aids for facilitation, as well as in the graphical rendering of data, graphs, maps and reports for a detailed understanding of participatory processes.
A graduate in Urban and Territorial Planning, she consolidated her training by participating in applied research workshops both in Italy and abroad. She has been working with Avventura Urbana since 2018 on conflict mediation, strategic planning and interactive design projects. She currently coordinates participatory processes to support the construction of regional government tools.
A graduate in Sociology and International Relations, she specialised in urban regeneration and social innovation at IUAV University in Venice. She has been responsible for organizing and coordinating participatory events for Avventura Urbana since 2021.
Graduated in Design, she specialized in graphic and communication projects, specifically dealing with the creation of web pages and websites, graphic identity and logotype, graphic cage and layout of documents and materials communications oriented. She has been collaborating with Avventura Urbana since 2023 in projects design.
She has graduated in Intercultural Communication and is completing the course in Social Policies and Services at the University of Turin. After having worked on projects to support social, scholastic and work inclusion, as well as research activities in Italy and abroad, she has starting her collaboration with Avventura Urbana in 2023 in the management and organization of participatory processes and events.
A graduate in Political Science and International Relations from Urbino University, he has worked for Avventura Urbana in organizing participatory events and discussions with citizens. He manages interaction platforms for meetings relating to projects carried out by Avventura Urbana.
A doctor in Town Planning and Urban Design (Double Diplôme Bordeaux-Florence), she has been working with Avventura Urbana since 2021 in creating listening surveys, facilitating participatory events and discussions with citizens and in organizing event logistics.
A senior expert in the production and logistical organization of events in Italy and abroad, she handles the logistical aspects of many public debates organized by Avventura Urbana and coordinates human resources.
With many years’ experience in the administrative and accounting sector, I have worked for Avventura Urbana since 2021, helping with accounts management and compliance with administrative and tax procedures.
Head of Management Control
A graduate in Business Administration and Control at the University of Turin, she has worked for Avventura Urbana since 2022 in the area of corporate management control.
A graduate in Government Sciences, since 2021 he has been working for Avventura Urbana as a project assistant for public debates and participatory events organized by the company. He also manages participation in tender procedures.