Giulio Pasi is Scientific Officer at the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre in Seville, where he is involved in policy relevant research, dealing with social innovation, new financial engineering and the relationships between public policy and new markets or industries, as well as the transformative role played by new technologies. Prior to join JRC he worked for several organisations and governments as policy analyst, adviser, and researcher on welfare policies, governance of social services, public procurement, and accountability mechanisms and transparency measures for public administration. During his career he achieved extensive expertise also on policy evaluation and regulatory impact assessment techniques. Giulio graduated in law summa cum laude at the University of Pavia, and received a Ph.D. in Economics and Social Sciences from the Institute for Advanced Study of Pavia and the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies in Pisa (joint programme). Enthusiast of public policy analysis and future studies, his main interests are at the crossroads of finance, technology and society. He has published in several peer-reviewed journals and is regularly invited as a speaker at different events across Europe.