Chiara Finocchietti is Deputy Director of CIMEA. Geographer, she comes from the world of research and is an expert in the evaluation of qualifications and higher education systems.

Author of various publications on the subject of credential evaluation, she coordinates numerous international projects on the above topics and is a member of various international working groups on higher education policies.

She has been appointed a member of the working group on higher education of the Council of Europe Steering Committee for Education Policy and Practice (CDPPE Working Group on Higher Education), and is an expert on the ETINED Platform (Council of Europe Platform on Ethics, Transparency and Integrity in Education). She is a member of the NARIC advisory board and National Correspondent for the Italian Qualifications Framework within the EHEA.