Antonio is Public Affairs Director at DIGITAL SME, where he leads its policy work and advance its priorities in line with the mission to put digital SMEs at the center of the European agenda. With over seven years of experience in EU policy, Antonio has been managing EU policy and economic dossiers in different sectors, including digital, healthcare and corporate governance. By working on EU policy, he has been representing associations in EU multi-stakeholder fora, with extensive experience in strategically building relationships with a variety of stakeholders at EU and national level. He holds a M.Sc. in Economics at the University of Copenhagen and prior to moving to Brussels he also worked in Ireland, Italy and Denmark.