Francesca joined DAVA CRO as an Operational Coordinator in November 2018. She has a legal back ground and she is legally qualified to practice law in Italy. She is a PhD candidate in comparative law at the European University of Rome. When she was living in Italy she worked for a law firm specialized in civil and commercial law. Her experience in Italy also includes working in a law firm in the department of antitrust and corporate services. She worked also for the Italian Competition Authority, which is an independent agency, as a trainee for the department of Competition in Communication Services. This position was obtained through a public contest based on merit. Her native language is Italian and she speaks Portuguese fluently because lived 2 years in Brazil and English with high proficiency.