Roberto Cippitani is Accountant and Statutory Auditor. Since 1998 he carries out training and consultancy activities on legal issues concerning research, technological development, training and cohesion programmes funded by the EU and other national and international bodies. In particular, he deals with ethical issues, the protection of personal data, the legal discipline of non-personal data, state aid grants, public contracts, public-private partnerships, grants and contracts in the field of research and knowledge transfer. Besides, he is Ethics Advisor and member of several ethics committees of research and innovation projects. He is in charge and member of the staff of several funded research projects. Since 2017 he is Expert Evaluator for the European Commission for MSCA actions.