Teaching Staff - V edition

The core faculty of the programme is composed of:

  • Professors from the University of Rome Tor Vergata and other eminent institutions and universities worldwide
  • Procurement specialists from EBRD, other international organisations and from the private sector.

The combination of senior procurement specialists, along with the presence of leading professors and researchers from the University’s Department of Economics, is a special feature of this Master programme. Its strengths include an international reputation for a proper design and delivery of procurement training as well as useful experience derived from  involvement in consultancy assignments for public procurement reform in developing and transitioning economies.

Teaching staff list for the 2016/2017 academic year:

Alessandro Ancarani

Univerity of Catania

Robert Anderson

World Trade Organization (WTO)

Andrea Appolloni

University of Rome Tor Vergata

Giovanni Atti

The Italian Association of Purchasing and Supply Management (ADACI)

Paolo Augugliaro

a&m Studio

Catherine Barnard

Trinity College

Angelo Bianchi

Consultant and Public Procurement Specialist

Roger Bickerstaff

Partner Bird & Bird

Frank Brunetta

Procurement Ombudsman

Vittorio Cesarotti

Univeristy of Rome Tor Vergata

Nicola Dimitri

University of Siena

Jakob Edler

University of Manchester

Erdem Ergin

Expert of disaster and risk management

Michael Essig

Universität der Bundeswehr München

Mihály Fazekas

University of Cambridge

Aris Georgopoulos

University of Nottingham

Nicoletta Giusto


Jan Jackholt

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Zornitsa Kutlina-Dimitrova

European Commission

Anna La Chimia

University of Nottingham

Constantino Longares Barrio

Council of Europe Bank

Matthias Meyerhans

International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Robert Moldén

Front Advokater

Caroline Nicholas

International Trade Law Division (UNCITRAL Secretariat) United Nations Office of Legal Affairs

Dave Nolan

International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Gustavo Piga

University of Rome Tor Vergata

Biancamaria Raganelli

University of Rome Tor Vergata

Isabel Rosa

Public Markets, Real Estate and Construction Institute (IMPIC)

Stéphane Saussier

IAE Paris

Steven Schooner

George Washington University

Veljko Sikirica

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Evgeny Smirnov

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Giancarlo Spagnolo

SITE - Stockholm School of Economics and University of Rome Tor Vergata

Christian Von Deimling

Universität der Bundeswehr München

Farid Yaker

United Nations Environment Programme
Department of Economics and Finance
University of Rome "Tor Vergata"
Via Columbia 2, 00133 Roma

Prof. Gustavo Piga

Executive Director
Prof. Annalisa Castelli

Distance Learning Coordinator
Prof. Andrea Appolloni

Cristina Cerri / Simona Rippo

Phone: +39 06 7259 5942
Fax: +39 06 2020 500

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