Interreg Central Europe
European Territorial Cooperation (ETC)
Since 2016, Luca Ferrarese is Programme Director and Head of Office at the Joint Secretariat of the Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE Programme 2014-2020. There he coordinates the office (strategic planning advising and quality control), supervises the lifecycle of projects and manages all State aid related tasks. He is a founder and member of the informal working group of directors of Interreg transnational programmes for post-2020 and main author of the input paper “Reducing red tape for a better delivery of Interreg – Ideas for simplifying programme implementation post-2020”, sent to DG REGIO in January 2018. Previously, From 2011 to 2015, he was Programme Director and Head of Office at the Joint Technical Secretariat of the CENTRAL EUROPE Programme 2007-2013 and previously, from 2009 to 2011, Head of Finance of the same Programme.