Patrizio Fiorilli is director of Platforma, the European Voice of Local and Regional Governments in Development. He has worked for organized local governments at the European level for more than 15 years. He has also worked for international organizations, including as spokesperson for the Directorate General for Budget of the European Union.
Platforma is the network of local and regional governments, and their associations, active in the field of development cooperation between Europe and partner countries. The network has 34 members: national, European and international associations, as well individual local and regional governments. The Platforma Secretariat is hosted by the Council of European Municipalities and Regions (more information at www.platforma-dev.eu).