Anna Berti Suman is a Marie Skodowska-Curie Fellow and former Dutch Research Council Fellow at the European Commission Joint Research Centre. Through the project “SensJus”, Anna is performing research on the potential of civic monitoring as a source of evidence for environmental litigation and as a tool to foster environmental mediation.
After completing the legal practice and passing the qualifying examination, Anna is Qualified Barrister in environmental and climate law under the Bar Association of Rome, following cases at the Law Firm Dini-Saltalamacchia and at Systasis – Study Centre for the Management of Environmental Conflicts, Milan.
Anna obtained her PhD on May 8, 2020. Her PhD project aimed at investigating how Citizen Sensing, grassroots-driven monitoring initiatives based on sensor technology, influences the governance of environmental health risk and how the practice can be integrated with institutional models of risk governance through its social and policy uptake.