Simone Mangili is currently a Senior Program Officer at the Compagnia di San Paolo Philanthropic Foundation, focused primarily on initiatives and strategic projects at the nexus of sustainability, resilience, and equity. Prior to joining the Compagnia di San Paolo, Mangili served as Aide to the Mayor of Torino, Italy, and Aide to the Deputy Mayor for Environment and Sustainability. In this capacity, he was responsible for managing strategic planning projects requiring cross-sector collaboration and for developing policy and delivering projects to realize an ambitious sustainability agenda for the 21st century.

Prior to joining the Mayor’s team, Mangili was Head of Projects and Operations at Torino Internazionale where he managed metropolitan strategic planning processes including the development of the metropolitan area’s third strategic plan, Torino Metropoli 2025. His international experience ranges from real estate consulting and development management to designing public engagement processes to building private-public partnerships for the development of green infrastructure. In addition to his professional experience, Mangili has served as traveling faculty in World Learning’s Cities in the 21st Century study abroad program, developed World Learning’s Rethinking Food Security program, and is an external lecturer at the Polytechnic University of Turin in territorial and environmental planning. Mangili holds a bachelor's degree in Community, Regional and Environmental Studies from Bard College and a master's in Regional Planning from Cornell University.