Ottavia holds a bachelor’s degree in Linguistic and Cultural Mediation (2013) and a MSc in Comparative International Relations (2015) from Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. She started her collaboration with CMCC in 2015 as a research intern in the RAAS Division. She then specialized in communication on environmental topics, working in different international organizations as the European Environment Agency (EEA). She is now in charge of CMCC webinar series and external relations for CMCC@Ca’Foscari, where she also performs communication activities for two H2020 projects led by CMCC: CLARA on climate services and COACCH on the assessment of the risks and costs of climate change in Europe. From January 2019, Ottavia is also Communications Officer of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE), whose Secretariat is held by CMCC.