Anna Lisa Boni has been secretary general of EUROCITIES since June 2014. Before joining EUROCITIES, she was director of the Brussels office of the French region Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur. She has 20 years of professional experience in EU public affairs in the field of local and regional government. She has worked for the city of Bologna in Italy, and with European and international networks and the European Parliament. Anna Lisa has masters degrees from the University of Bologna, in political science, and from the University of Leuven, in European studies. She is of Italian nationality and speaks four European languages.