Alberto Preti


Alberto has 20 year's experience in European funding for transport and logistics and has worked on over 50 EU-funded projects across different modes and services. He successfully delivered numerous high value EU projects (circa 1 to 5 million Euros).

At Steer, Alberto leads the team providing technical assistance and consultancy services to public and private organisations benefiting from EU funding for the transport sector in Italy and across other EU member states. Alberto managed projects for the European Parliament Committee on Transport and Tourism.

Alberto’s key areas of specialisation include freight transport and logistics, and maritime transport. He coordinated multiple projects focussed on logistics planning and policies, commercial due diligence, market analyses, and providing strategic advice to clients. He delivered economic and financial analyses of new port infrastructures, including the assessment of their wider economic and environmental impacts.

Articles and insights by this expert

22 Apr 2020

The European Green Deal: opportunities for the transport sector

Navigating the complexity of European funding and assessing investment risks can be challenging, but the Green Deal can offer new opportunities for transport players to deliver innovation and support transport investment strategies to promote sustainable economic recovery.

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06 Apr 2018

The new Silk Route: opportunities and challenges for EU transport

The new Silk Route, or “Belt and Road Initiative” (BRI), is a major policy initiative developed by China to improve connectivity between Asia and Europe.

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23 May 2017

Passenger night trains in Europe, the end of the line?

Passenger night trains carrying sleeping cars or couchette stock have been operated across Europe for over a century. Some railways continue to provide them as part of their long-distance services, or by agreement with neighbouring railways.

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