Senior Policy Advisor
Elisa Giannelli is a Senior Policy Advisor on Climate Governance and EU Politics in the Political Economy and Governance team. Elisa contributes to shaping the E3G’s political strategy and engagement process in Europe to deliver transformational political outcomes.
Elisa collaborates with Brussels-based NGOs, business associations and policymakers to shape the political conditions necessary for reaching EU climate neutrality by 2050. She supports the head of EU Politics as “chief-of-staff” helping to run the E3G EU strategy and internal coordination.
Her areas of expertise include political analyses, thought leadership and coalition building. Previously, Elisa Giannelli has led the E3G engagement on the European Climate Law and energy infrastructure policy, aiming at combining institutional reforms with future political commitments. In 2021, she has collaborated as Policy Associate with ECCO Climate, in Italy.
Elisa holds a BA in International relations and diplomatic affairs from the University of Bologna (Italy) and an MA in European studies from the Université Libre de Bruxelles (Belgium).
Elisa likes spending her spare time enjoying dance, music and good food.