The role of product policies in Europe towards the achievement of SDG 12

Michele Galatola

European Commission - DG Environment - Sustainable Production, Products & Consumption

Dr Michele Galatola has a master's and a doctorate in Environmental Sciences. Since 1996 he has been professionally active in the area of environmental technologies, environmental management systems and, in particular, life cycle assessment (LCA). After having spent several years working for Italy's National Agency for New Technologies (ENEA), Dr Galatola began working for the European Commission in 2005. From 2005 until 2010, he was the research officer responsible for the main research funding actions in the areas of LCAs, eco-innovations and environmental technologies. Since July 2010 Dr Galatola has worked in the Directorate-General for the Environment, and was responsible for the EU Ecolabel from 2010 until 2013, leading the development and then the pilot phase of the Environmental Footprint methods developed by the European Commission.


KN-1.2 » Invited Speaker (11:50 - Wednesday, 13th June, Rectorate - Aula Magna - First floor)