Executive Director, Lumina Consult will speak about whether or not Brussels based advocacy work matters for wilderness in Europe (keynote speech on 30 September 2015). Roberto has an extensive background in environmental advocacy, strategic policy advice, and EU public affairs. He held senior management positions in global and European organisations such as Greenpeace International, the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) and Weber Shandwick. Roberto was also the appointed national expert for Italy in the Secretariat of the Section for Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment, the Economic and Social Committee of the European Communities (ESC) in Brussels. He also worked in the Italian Agency for the Protection of the Environment (ANPA) as strategic and policy advisor to the President.