Lorenza Micacchi is Junior Lecturer of Government, Health and Not for Profit. Her professional activities include teaching, coordination and research in the field of Public Administration, with specific reference to the management and functioning of both Central and Local Public Bodies.
Her areas of scientific interest include leadership in the public sector, strategic personnel management with specific reference to performance appraisal and management of public employees, motivation and engagement in the public sector, strategic management of public utilities.
She has been part of various applied research projects with Ministries, Local Bodies and Public Utilities for the identification of policy implications aimed at guaranteeing better managerial and corporate performance.
She has contributed to the drafting of various research outputs and reports, articles, books and international working papers on the topics of leadership, performance management and strategic personnel management. She is part of the managing team of the Executive Master in Management of Public Administrations (EMMAP), and specificically she is in charge of the Action Learning Projects (ALPro). She is also part of the managing team of the SMARTAPLAB network for improving the performance of public organization and of OCAP, the Observatory on the Change of Public Administration.
She holds a master's degree from Bocconi University in Economic and Social Sciences.