Secretary General, ALDA
Antonella Valmorbida is a senior expert on local governance and participative democracy at the local level. She developed and led ALDA, the European Association for Local Democracy, as Secretary General since its creation in 1999. She is involved in local governance analysis, projects implementation, management and advocacy work in the EU countries, the EES, the EaP Countries and the MED area. She published books and articles of academic level on the topics of decentralised cooperation, local governance and participative and inclusive democracy.