Dario Manna graduated in Law at the Sapienza University of Rome with a thesis on "Privacy, Bioethics and Law" for the chair of Civil Law of Prof. Stefano Rodotà, with whom he collaborated in the years following graduation. Lawyer and conciliation mediator, Dario's main areas of interest are public procurement and consumer law. In 2002-2003 he gained a PhD from the Faculty of Law, University of Barcelona (Spain).
Since 2003, on behalf of Capitale Lavoro S.p.A., the "in-house company" of the Metropolitan City of Rome Capitale (formerly Province of Rome), he is head of European projects of the City's Department for Job and Training policies.
He is an expert in the planning and management of complex projects in the field of local development, labour policies and training, carrying out collaborations in this field for a number of public and private organizations.
He has over 10 years' experience in programming, coordination, monitoring and reporting of interventions co-financed by European funds, in both direct and indirect management.
Dario is the coordinator of a project funded by the European Commission, Your first EURES job, in support of European mobility for young people, at Porta Futuro – Roma (http://www.yourfirsteuresjob.eu). Through YfEj he has tested out and constituted a new and efficient public service for EURES – European Employment Services – customized with specialized services, oriented to the real needs of people looking for jobs and of businesses who want to hire selected EU workers.
Since 2012 he has been collaborating with FORMEZ PA coordinating a working group that carries out legal advice and support activities for the former European Regions in convergence objective in the definition of organizational structures and operating procedures for the implementation of Operational Plans ESF / ERDF and negotiating activity (public procurement).
Since 2014 he has also been an expert at the European Commission – DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion – Europe 2020: Employment policies – Mobility and Employment Services.
Dario has also been Director of Porta Futuro – Roma, since November 2015.