Cinzia Brentari is a Senior Advisor/Programme Manager at Harm Reduction
International, providing technical guidance and support to the Human Rights and
Justice team, and Public Health and Social Policy team.
Cinzia holds a degree in law and criminology. She has developed specific
expertise on European policies, advocacy and networking on harm reduction in
the criminal justice system. Within this sector she has coordinated research,
organised events, trainings and capacity building initiatives, thus bridging
expertise between civil society and the institutional sector.
Cinzia is a member of the Correlation European Harm Reduction Network Steering
Committee and has taken part in scientific committees of international conferences,
including the Harm Reduction International Conference, since 2005.
She has also contributed to European research and has published for the
European Monitoring Centre on Drugs and Drug Addiction, among others.
Between 2001 and 2005 Cinzia worked at the European Commission in Brussels
in managing development cooperation projects and supporting EU policy
development on drug demand reduction. She is a consultant for the European
Commission and its Agencies on project assessment, management and evaluation.
Cinzia has worked with Harm Reduction International as an advisor and
project manager since 2007.