Destination & Industry Conference Board
Valeria Croce is an analyst specialised in policy and strategic analysis with over 15 years of experience working for international organisations.
Throughout her career, Valeria gained substantial experience in designing and managing research programmes in all aspects related to data production and knowledge creation.
At present, Valeria works as Business Intelligence Manager at Eurail BV, an organisation owned by 35 European railway and shipping companies. One of her key responsibilities in this position is to coordinate the information production process (data creation, analysis and activation) and provide Eurail with an efficient and consistent knowledge base.
Prior to this position, Valeria was responsible to manage the European Commission Virtual Tourism Observatory and the European Travel Commission Research programme.
The distinctive trait of her profile is the mix of a solid academic background and hands-on experience working with both the public and private sector.
Valeria frequently delivers keynotes and presentations at international events, lectures and vocational trainings, including for the UN.
Valeria holds an MA in International Tourism from USI – Università della Svizzera italiana (Lugano, Switzerland) and a PhD in Economics and Social Sciences from the Vienna University of Business Administration (Austria).