Marcella Bonanomi

Senior Research Associate and Project Manager

Marcella Bonanomi is a senior research associate and project manager at the Lisbon Council, managing research and innovation projects funded by the European Union and focused on digitalisation and sustainability. With experience across the private and public sectors in Europe, Canada and Switzerland, Ms Bonanomi specialises in applying digital technologies to foster sustainability and social innovation. Her recent work includes managing the Satellite Open Data for Smart City Services (SPOTTED) project funded by the European Union for the municipality of Milan. The SPOTTED project focuses on using satellite open data for smart cities and collaborates with PoliS-Lombardia on the digital transformation of small- and medium-sized enterprises and public administration in the construction sector. She also served as a research associate and lecturer at ETH Zürich, researching and teaching about the socio-technical innovation of the construction industry. She holds a doctoral research degree in architecture and construction engineering from Politecnico di Milano and a double master of science degree in architecture from Politecnico di Milano and Politecnico di Torino.