Mr Marco Protti has matured 30 years in the research applied to theAeronautical sector, covering roles of increasing complexity and responsibilities and currently primary duties are the management of the research in the Leonardo Aircraft Division, including overseeingthe Division Innovation process, the Research Projects definition andmanagement as well as the industrial exploitation of the developed technologies. He covers several roles including vice chairman of theGoverning Board of the Clean Sky JU, the European Public PrivatePartnership addressing the Greening of the European Aviation.
He is the chairman of the Advisory Council for Aeronautics Research in Italy (ACARE-Italia) and he is member of the ACARE General Assembly, member of the Technical Committee of the Italian Aerospace Technological Cluster. He is also member of the ASD R&T Commission, member of the European Materials Modelling Council - IndustrialAdvisory Board (EMMC-IAB). In the past he covered several positions including membership of the SESAR JU Administrative Board, member of the DITECH (High Technology Cluster) Board of Directors.