SECRETARIAT

Fabrizio Bitetto

Fabrizio Bitetto

President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Fabrizio Bitetto has been Chief Executive Officer of the garagErasmus Foundation since August 2017 and is Executive Chairman since September 2023. He was an Erasmus Student in 2008. He took a Master degree in Urban Planning and Policy Design at the Polytechnic University in Milan in 2013. ​

Alors qu'il était encore étudiant à l'Université, Fabrizio a lancé sa propre activité d'administration d'immeubles. Parallèlement, il décide de poursuivre son expérience Erasmus en soutenant des étudiants Erasmus, d'abord à l'Université Polytechnique de Milan, puis en tant que président d'Erasmus Student Network Italie. Au cours de son mandat de président national, il a coordonné la participation d'ESN à l'EXPO 2015 en tant que participants de la société civile et a promu l'approbation d'une loi nationale accordant aux étudiants italiens Erasmus à l'étranger le droit de voter à distance. Il a commencé sa nouvelle aventure avec la Fondation garagErasmus en 2016.

Valentina Presa

Valentina Presa

Directrice du Secrétariat

Valentina Presa a une formation en droit européen ; après un échange Erasmus à l'ULB de Bruxelles, elle s'est engagée dans l'Erasmus Student Network, rejoignant les conseils locaux et nationaux de l'association, organisant des événements et coordonnant les adhésions.

Experte en candidatures et en gestion de projets, elle a été directrice de l'Union des fédéralistes européens jusqu'en 2020 et travaille actuellement en tant que responsable de projet Erasmus chez Fortes Impresa Sociale à Vicence, en Italie.

Depuis 2017, Valentina est cheffe de projet de la Fondation garagErasmus, gérant les demandes de financement, la mise en œuvre, le suivi et la mise en réseau des projets européens.

Carlo Bitetto

Carlo Bitetto

Gestionnaire de réseau

Carlo Bitetto is the Network Manager of garagErasmus. He has been Director of garagErasmus in 2016, when the Foundation moved its headquarters to Milan. Born in 1983, Carlo got a Master degree in International Law at the University of Milan in 2011 and perfected his legal education with a Diploma at the Graduate School in Legal Professions in 2013.

Son amour profond pour le monde Erasmus s'est éveillé pendant sa période Erasmus en tant qu'étudiant à Pampelune, à l'Université de Navarre en 2008/09, et s'est poursuivi avec un stage Erasmus à Dublin chez AXA-MPS. Entre 2009 et 2015, il a rejoint le réseau Erasmus Student Network, d'abord au niveau local puis au niveau national. En décembre 2012, il est élu président d'Erasmus Student Network Italy, où il coordonne 50 sections locales, gère les projets et les relations avec les acteurs institutionnels et privés.

Carlo est actuellement responsable de la communication et des événements de la faculté de médecine San Paolo de l'université de Milan, où chaque jour environ 1000 étudiants, doctorants, chercheurs et professeurs développent leurs études cliniques et précliniques, déposent des brevets et coopèrent avec des partenaires internationaux.

Équipe de travail

Luigi Briatore

Luigi Briatore

Project Officer

Counting with three Erasmus+ experiences under his belt, Luigi Briatore (1996) is a veteran Erasmus student who has lived, studied and worked in six countries in the last four years. He studied International Relations at the University of Bologna and then at the UCLouvain in Belgium and he has been an exchange student at the Masaryk University in Brno (Czech Republic) and at the University of Coimbra (Portugal). Before joining our team he moved to Lille (France) for an Erasmus Internship in youth organisation where he followed and managed international Youth Exchange projects.

He currently supports us in carrying out our projects, local events and facilitating relations with public stakeholders as well as with our local and international partners.

Nunzia Di Francesco

Nunzia Di Francesco

Project Officer

Nunzia is Project Officer at garagErasmus Foundation office in Vicenza. She studied Foreign Languages at the University of Pisa and Economics and Management of Arts and Cultural Activities at the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, where she developed skills in project management, governance and economics. After several experiences in France, the UK and Turkey, she was President of a local ESN section in Italy for two years, involved in activities focused on skills and employability, and decided to develop her skills in European project management and EU policies. As a student, she worked at the International Relations Office of the University of Pisa and Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, assisting in the management of international and Erasmus+ projects. She has also worked as an intern at Europavox Association, where she was in charge of assisting in the management of the Europavox project funded by the Creative Europe Programme. She’s currently responsible for co-designing, managing and reporting on projects.

Ilaria Ballarini

Ilaria Ballarini

Communications Officer

Ilaria developed her digital and graphic skills in a small publishing company in Italy while obtaining her Master’s degree in Languages for Communication in International Enterprises and Organisations. After years of working in local contexts, including a civil service position at UNICEF Verona, she decided to embark on more international experiences with institutions dealing with issues she supports and cares about such as cultural exchange and human rights. To build experience in the field, she took up internships in communication at The International Union of Cinemas and the UNHCR office for EU Affairs in Brussels and the Fundamental Rights Agency of the European Union in Vienna.

Samuele Molteno

Samuele Molteno

Administrative Assistant

Samuele is administrative assistant of garagErasmus Foundation since September 2023. He studied commercial services in Milan and he graduated from high school on June 4th 2023. He takes care of the administration aspect of the Foundation.

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