About the expert
Alberto Cappato is Director of Innovation, Development and Sustainability in Porto Antico of Genoa (Italy). He holds a PhD in Transport Engineering & Economics and a Degree in Economics and Management. He is also Vice-President of the IIC-International Institute of Communications and board member of several organisation connected to urban development and tourism. President of the Tourism Committee of Confindustria from 2013 to 2020, mr Cappato has previously worked as a consultant for a number of international organisations, including the OECD and Plan Bleu. He is an expert in Territorial Planning and Development, regional economics, and transport economics. For several year Professor (contractual) at the University of Genoa. He is currently President and CEO of Progetto Santa Margherita, the company that manages the waterfront of Santa Margherita Ligure together with the prestigious Villa Durazzo.
Synergy and coherence between urban and port functions