Experts' profiles - Pier Carlo Sandei
Pier Carlo Sandei
Pier Carlo Sandei is the Associate Mountain Programme Officer at the UNEP Regional Office for Europe. He is based in Vienna. In this function, Pier Carlo supports UNEP activities including the Environmental Reference Centre of the Mountain Partnership Secretariat, the Interim Secretariat of the Carpathian Convention and he also acts as an observer to the Alpine Convention. He also participates in other UNEP-related activities as they relate to mountains.

Prior to joining UNEP, Pier Carlo worked as barrister in Venice in environmental law, and was an assistant to the professor of international trade law and European law at Padova University. From April 2003 to July 2007, he also coordinated research projects at the European Academy of Bolzano, in the Coordination Unit Alpine Convention-IMA (International Mountain Agreements). In this framework he acted as a consultant for the Italian delegation at the standing committee of Alpine Convention, to the Carpathian Convention, and to the Mountain Partnership. Pier Carlo was also a local manager for the ASIA Link Project CLIMA of the Padova University and he has published essays on international environmental cooperation for mountain areas for Italian scientific journals and publishers.

Pier Carlo graduated in Law at Padova University and holds a Master in Environmental Policy & Law at Ca Foscari University (Venice).
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