Donatella defines herself as a passionate believer in Europe, in particular in the Europe that protects and saves lives. She has over twenty years professional experience in the Commission in different Departments.
Her first involvement in EU MODEX was in 2010 as contract and finance officer. She was the person making sure that contracts with EU MODEX contractors were signed and that payments were executed. Since 2017, her role is more operational as she became EU MODEX desk officer dealing with its day-to-day running and management, ensuring the successful delivery of the EU MODEX programme.