Dr. Omar Gatto graduated in environmental sciences with a thesis on urban waste management. Since 1997, he has worked in the sectors of integrated water cycle and waste, initially for the start of separate waste collection for over 500,000 inhabitants, then dealing with implementation of ISO 9001 quality management and ISO 14001 environmental management systems, development of new activities in the field of waste collection, management of wastewater treatment plants and waste treatment plants, laboratory controls and research and development activities. Currently, for Etra SpA *, he deals with the technical aspects related to process innovations and the structuring of a sector for the development of innovative projects financed through participation in European, national and regional funding calls.
He is also the project manager of the Circe2020 project, funded by the European Union for the development of the circular economy in production activities.
* Etra SpA is a multi-utility that manages the integrated water service and urban waste for about 600,000 inhabitants