Born in the Tuscany countryside, she is an International Agri-food law lawyer. Graduated in International Private Law at the University of Pisa and a post-graduate course in International Trade Law at ITC-ILO in Torino.
Silvia earned her PhD from the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna in Politics, Human Rights and Sustainability, while visiting at the Resnick Center for Food Law and Policy, University of California Los Angeles.
She works in her law firm, and is a post-doc at the University of Pisa, within the Pisa Agricultural Economics Team – Food and Rural Studies for Sustainability, mainly focusing on digitalization in agriculture and rural areas, but also dealing with other issues and Lecturer in the Netherlands at Wageningen University and Research within the Law Group. She is a Slow Food activist since 2008 and currently a member of her local convivium, of the regional committee, and an International Councilor.