Steer Davies Gleave hires EU funding expert Alberto Preti

12 May 2016 1 min. read
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Steer Davies Gleave has hired Alberto Preti as an Associate. Preti joins from ITL and will lead Steer Davies Gleave’s new coordination team aimed at supporting clients with funding applications to the EU’s transport body. He is based in the firm's Italian office in Bologna.

Prior to joining Steer Davies Gleave, Alberto Preti worked at the Italian Institute for Transport and Logistics (ITL) as Head of their Bologna Branch and as Coordinator EU projects. In the role, Preti supported local and regional transport stakeholders prepare requests for EU funding. In addition, Preti worked on a number of high profile EU projects, including Horizon 2020, IEE, Leonardo, and Erasmus +. Throughout his more than eight years at the ITL, Preti developed a breadth of understanding regarding the EU funding process for the transportation sector, as well as experience in the development and management of relationships between a range of stakeholders and their respective cultures – including public authorities, research institutes, transport services operators and infrastructure managers.

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Steer Davies Gleave recently announced that they have picked up Alberto Preti, who will join the engineering and consulting firm as an Associate. Preti’s role at the company will see him lead the coordination of a team set up to support clients, both public and private organisations, seeking EU funding that is targeted at the transport sector.

Marco Concari, Head of the Italy Business at Steer Davies Gleave, says that the firm is “delighted” to welcome Preti onboard. Concari adds: “He brings valuable experience in the successful delivery of complex projects benefiting of EU funds in the transport sector. We are keen to put Alberto’s experience at our client’s disposal; we believe this could enlarge our offer in supporting them to meet their needs by helping them in exploring and undertaking new opportunities within EU funded programs and initiatives.”