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About KnowlEdge

KE is a consulting company with international presence, supporting its clients in exploring socio-economic and environmental complexity to inform decision making for sustainability.

KE is a leader in developing customized methodologies and tools for the elaboration of integrated strategies, action plans and investment programs for green economy/green growth.

This includes work in the context of climate adaptation and mitigation, with emphasis on reducing vulnerability and enhancing resilience.


Meet the Team

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Dr. Andrea M. Bassi

Founder and CEO

Andrea has 20 years of experience working with more than 40 governments and international organizations on the development of customized models for the assessment of outcomes of policy and investment across social, economic and environmental indicators. Andrea holds a Ph.D. and M.Phil. in System Dynamics from the University of Bergen, Norway, a M.Sc. in Economics from LIUC, Italy and a post-graduate diploma on Modeling the Environment from the University of Catalunia, Spain.


Mr. Georg Pallaske

Project Manager

Georg Pallaske has joined KE in September 2016 and works at the customization and validation of System Dynamics models, and their integration with other modeling platforms, including energy planning and land use models. Georg specializes in country-level assessments, using the Green Economy Model (GEM). Georg holds a M.Phil. in System Dynamics and MBA from the European Master Programme (Erasmus Mundus) and is currently doing his Ph.D. at the University of Bergen in Norway.


Mr. Marco Guzzetti

Sustainability Analyst

Marco is a Research Fellow supporting the integration of spatial analysis in the systems models developed by KE, and performs Cost Benefit Analysis for sustainable agriculture and land use projects. Marco worked at the United Nations ESCAP in Bangkok, the European Parliament in Brussels and the Lombardy Foundation for the Environment prior to joining KE. He holds an MSc in Environmental Management from University of Stirling, UK and a BSc in Biology from University of Milan, Italy.


Ms. Nathalia Niño

Junior Project Manager

Nathalia is a System Dynamics modeler with experience in sustainability assessments, ranging from projects on resources management (e.g. water and waste) and infrastructure (e.g. public transport and urban resilience).
Nathalia’s work with KE includes macroeconomic and asset-level assessments. She holds a M.Phil. in System Dynamics from the University of Bergen, Norway, and a B.Eng. in Industrial Engineering from Icesi University, Colombia.

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