Architect and PhD in Design, Anna is Full Professor in Design at School of Design, Politecnico di Milano. Her research focus is on service and strategic design for sustainability to foster social innovation, participation and local development. A specific expertise has been developed in co-design methods and tools.
She is the head of the international Master of Science program in Product Service System Design and coordinator of the POLIMI-DESIS Lab, the Milan based research laboratory of the DESIS-Design for Social Innovation and Sustainability Network.
Anna is on the board of the PhD program in Design, principal investigator of national and international research projects, chair of conferences, author of several publications, and visiting lecturer in international universities.