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New Associate Editors

We are pleased to welcome Dr. Matteo Vizzarri to the Associate Editorial Board of Annals of Forest Science.

Matteo Vizzarri is a project officer at the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission. His current research activity focuses on supporting the implementation of the climate policies at EU scale especially concerning the land use sector, and the application of robust modelling tools to evaluate the potential contribution of European forests including their management to climate mitigation targets. He holds a PhD in forest management and silviculture. His interests mainly cover the implementation of sustainability principles in forest management and planning, the assessment and mapping of forest ecosystems’ goods and services (including timber production, climate regulation and biodiversity conservation), the use and testing of forest growth models, the development of participatory processes in multi-scale forest governance, and the improvement of science-policy interface in the forestry sector. His research experience spans over more than 10 years. He has published more than 40 peer-reviewed articles and other scientific products, and joined several competitive research projects at both national and European scale. He has attended more than 20 conferences, workshops and training schools across Europe. He has also collaborated with prominent forestry researchers from several institutions, both in Europe and abroad. He has also gained teaching experience at the university in Italy in the fields of forest ecology, monitoring, mensuration, and landscape planning.