Dr. Ester Boldrini (1983) is Deputy Director of OGPI. Specialist in international development cooperation in the field of Higher Education she has wide experience in drafting proposal for EU programmes such as EuropeAid, Tempus, FP7 in different topics. Coordinator of numerous initiatives from public and private donors worldwide (Africa, Latin America, Europe, Eastern Europe), especially in topics such as the Bologna reform of Higher Education and Quality Assurance & Accreditation, Ester has also been invited as external expert in the framework of different European projects. Ester has a PhD in Computational Linguistics and a European Master on English and Spanish for Institutions, Enterprises and Business from the University of Alicante in addition to the degree in Linguistic Mediation for Institution, Enterprises and Business from the University of Tuscia, Italy and she is also EFQM Master Assessor. She is author of many papers published in peer-reviewed journals.