Researcher at Instituto de Investigaciones Dr. José María Luis Mora, Mexico 

Simone Lucatello is a Full-time Researcher at Instituto Mora, a public research centre based in Mexico City, Mexico. He holds a joint BA in History from the University of Venice Cá Foscari, Italy, and University College London (UCL), an MA in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and a PhD in Governance for Sustainable Development from Venice International University (VIU), Italy. His research interests deal with disaster relief, climate change, humanitarian action and sustainability.

Lucatello has worked as consultant to many United Nations agencies, including UNEP, UNODC, UNIC and OCHA, as well as the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB). He is author of more than ten books and many articles published in English, Spanish, and Italian. He currently coordinates the Mexican Research Network on International Cooperation and Development (REMECID).