Carla De Luca
Sustainable Procurement Program Manager, Global Purchasing Organization
Carla’s role is to lead the development and implementation of sustainability initiatives related to energy, water, waste and other environmental impacts inside the Supply Chain, with a specific focus on sustainable procurement. At the same time she has a strong focus on spreading responsible sourcing culture, making sustainable business, contributing and accelerating the value creation and ensuring that the organization meets all applicable environmental guidelines and achieves sustainability targets. She also serves as a force for fostering change by encouraging internal and external stakeholders to adopt and practice environmentally conscious operating procedures.
Carla holds a M.Sc. degree in Industrial Engineering, Ph.D. in Turbomachinery, Energy and Environmental Systems, and has quite a long experience as an academic researcher and computational fluid dynamic (CFD) expert in the aerospace sector.
In a nutshell, Carla is empathic, resilient, assertive, collaborative, and a perfectionist. She is a passionate, visionary and business-minded person targeted to innovation. A high-energy self-starter, both a strategic thinker and detail oriented, looking to make a substantial impact on anything she does. Carla loves the sea, travelling, walking, pug dogs, music, yoga and volleyball. Passionate about Maths, Physics, Astrophysics, crossword, puzzles, riddles and encryption.