Luca Bergamaschi

Co-Founding Director

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Luca Bergamaschi is ECCO co-Founding Director

Over the past decade, Luca has been working together with Governments, think tanks, philanthropy and civil society organisations to accelerate climate action in Italy, Europe and globally. He has been developing and advising on political strategy, geopolitics, energy and climate diplomacy, and decarbonisation and resilience policy for transformational change.

In 2020 Luca was appointed Special Advisor to Laurence Tubiana, CEO of the European Climate Foundation (ECF) and former France’s Climate Change Ambassador and Special Representative for COP21, where he advised on international climate diplomacy and led the ECF activities in Italy.

Before joining ECF, Luca worked for the leading climate change think tank E3G and the Italian Institute for International Affairs IAI. Between 2016 and 2017, Luca was responsible for the climate change and energy negotiations of the 2017 Italian G7 Presidency in the Italian Prime Minister’s Office. Luca started his career in 2012 for E3G first in Berlin and then London.

Luca has a Masters of Science in Energy Policy from the University of Exeter, United Kingdom; a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Political Science from the University of Cologne, Germany; and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Management from the University of Bologna, Italy. Italian by nationality, Luca speaks Italian, German and English.