Since 2000, Marco Milano has been working as a project manager in the Codex Development Agency in Turin, Italy. His main task is to provide technical assistance on ESF and on ERDF transnational projects/activities to local and regional authorities in Italy.Over the last 10 years he has also been involved in the evaluation of public policies. Marco has developed a good knowledge of networking and is involved in several networks and projects at European level, mainly in the fields of services for older people, life-long learning and transnational mobility.His specific areas of expertise include: project management, business start-up, social innovation, and diversification of the local economy. He also has considerable experience in the provision of training and the dissemination of information.Since 2004, Marco has also worked as a journalist. He has a degree in Law and speaks Italian (mother tongue), English and French.