Rossella Monti has a large international expertise on water security and cooperation with a strong background on water-food-energy nexus and the associated macroeconomic and social stability risks. She holds a M.S. in Environmental Engineering, a Ph.D in Hydraulic Engineering and Post Doc at Tel Aviv University.
She is Board Member of leading national and International organizations on Water and Development. She chaired several international conferences (UNDESA session at RIO+20 in 2012, Italian Session at World Water Forum in Marseille 2012, Water JPI EC conference at EXPO2015, etc).
Her experience focuses on issues relating transboundary water resources to political conflict and cooperation, development cooperation on water and sanitation.
She extensively worked on developing strategies for water issues of the Arab-Israeli conflict, including the multilateral process on water EXACT and participated in both official and "track II" meetings between co-riparians.