Anna Lisa Boni

Anna Lisa

Deputy Mayor for EU/Recovery funds, Ecological transition and International relations, City of Bologna, Italy

Anna Lisa was born in Bologna on June 15, 1969. She has a Master’s degree from the University of Bologna in political science, and from the University of Leuven in European studies. She has been secretary general of EUROCITIES for over 7 years, representing the voice of 200 big cities across Europe. She has 30 years of professional experience in EU public affairs in the field of local and regional government and has successfully worked for a stronger recognition of cities’ challenges within the European agenda. Her aim is to strengthen Bologna’s profile as a European and global city, open to cooperate with and inspire other cities across Europe and the world, and as a key player in the EU arena in terms of accessing EU funds and influencing EU policies affecting cities