Dr. Emma Lazzeri, PhD, is with Consortium GARR, the organisation managing the italian research and education network. She is Open Science manager working on defining strategies, tools and in disseminating and training on Open Science. Emma is currently the coordinator of Skills4EOSC, an Horizon Europe Coordination and Support Action aiming at creating a Coordination Network of Competence Centres in the EOSC and Open Science context. She is member of the expert group of the Italian Ministry for University and Research working to implement the Open Science National Plan and Italian Representative of the Commission expert group on National Points of Reference on Scientific Information. At national level, she coordinates the national Competence Center for Open Science, FAIR data and EOSC, within the ICDI (Italian Computing and Data Infrastructure). She has participated to various expert grups at national and european level as the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) Executive Board Working Group on Training and Skills, the Horizon Group of experts for a study on repositories for publications and research data (ERC Executive Agency), and the Open Science Monitor Expert Group of the European Commission. She coordinated from 2018 to 2021 the Italian National Open Access Desks (NOADs) of OpenAIRE and the Italian Research Data Alliance Node. Emma has been involved in several projects in the EOSC context as EOSC-Pillar project and EOSCSecretariat.eu. She is member of the Community of Practice for Training Coordinators in Open Science. Her research interests are in Open Science, including policies, best practices, strategies. Emma is involved as speaker in many international and national conferences in the field of Open Science and Scholarly communication. She holds a PhD in Innovative technology – Telecommunications from Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa Italy and a MSc and BSc in Telecommunication engineering from Università di Pisa, Italy.