Valentina is a Full professor at Bocconi University teaching environmental and climate change economics. She is a senior scientist at the RFF CMCC European Institute on Economics and the Environment. She collaborated with Fondazione Enrico Mattei from 2003 to 2018 and with the Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change.
She was one of the lead authors of the 5th AR IPCC (2014) and she will be a lead author in the AR6.
She was PI of a ERC Starting Grant on Innovation and clean technologies (ICARUS) and of a second ERC Starting Grant on Uncertainty and Climate Change (RISICO).