Parnia holds a Master’s degree in Management Engineering, specializing in Energy and Environment from the Politecnico of Milan. She has a professional experience in academic research, designing innovative business models, and project management. Her expertise has been gained through her work with a range of organizations, including Research Institutes, Start-ups, and manufacturing companies. Since 2019, she has been part of various project coordinator teams, managing EU-funded projects in the circular economy, advanced manufacturing, and digital innovation fields. Her work in these areas has given her invaluable experience in project management.
Parnia joined ICONS in 2023 as a Business innovation officer, focusing on exploitation activities.