Federico Magalini, a Mechanical Engineer, holds a PhD in Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering from Politecnico di Milano University. As Associate Program Officer since 2005 at UNU-ViE SCYCLE, Dr. Magalini has been working on different studies for the European Commission and key stakeholders in the context of the recast of the WEEE Directive ; he is currently focusing on capacity building projects in developing countries as project manager of E-waste Academy – Managers Edition.