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 over 15 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 primarily at the customization and validation of System Dynamics models, and their integration with other modeling platforms, including GIS. 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.


Ms. Samantha Farrel

Research Fellow

Samantha is a Research Fellow examining the green economy in the Caribbean, with a special interest in climate change. Samantha has been a contributing author for several research reports and is also an employee at the Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission. She holds an M.A in Environment, Politics and Globalisation from King's College London, UK and a B.A. In Geography from Mount Holyoke College, Massachusetts, USA.


Mr. Marco Guzzetti

Research Fellow

Marco is a Research Fellow supporting spatial analysis. Marco has worked at the United Nations ESCAP in Bangkok and at the European Parliament in Brussels, covering different environmental themes, from disaster risk reduction to tackling plastic pollution. Currently, he is also a project manager at the Lombardy Foundation for the Environment. He holds an MSc in Environmental Management from University of Stirling, UK and a BSc in Biology from University of Milan, Italy.