Loretta Malvarosa is a fishery economist with a 16-years experience on the national and international field. She has a degree in economics and a specialization in fishery economics acquired directly on the field.
She has worked mainly in Italy, being involved in the National Programmes for the collection, management and use of data in the fisheries sector (in accordance with EC Reg. no. 1543/2000 and subsequently with EC Reg. CE no. 199/2008 of the Council) and in Europe, being involved in a number of EU funded projects under the 5th, 6th and 7th Framework Programmes (SOCIOEC, COBECOS, PECHDEV, FISHREG, etc….) and, at present, under H2020 projects (SUCCESS). As far as the international field, she has been consultant for FAO, as expert in the analysis of trade exchanges of fish products among EU and non EU Mediterranean countries and, subsequently, attending EUROFISH workshops, as national delegate expert on trade issues.
She is mainly specialized on:
collection and analysis of data for the fishery and for the fish processing sectors, evaluation of economic performances of the fishery fleets, impact assessment and cost-benefit analysis, analysis of the sectorial interdependencies (I/O tables), value chain analysis.
Since 2009 she is member of the Scientific, Technical and Economic committee for Fisheries, consultancy body of the European Commission (DG-MARE).