Emilio Mordini is an MD (psychiatry) and an MA Phil (ethics). He currently chairs Responsible Technology, a Paris based consultancy devoted to Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) and anticipatory governance. Emilio is member of the European Technology Assessment Group (ETAG). He is Associate Researcher at the Haifa University Health and Risk Communication Center (IL), and lecturer at the International Biometrics School at the University of Sassari (IT). Emilio leads the Risk Communication working party of the COMPARE Consortium, which is a collaboration of founding members of the Global Microbial Identifier (GMI) initiative. COMPARE has been awarded EUR 20 million funding by the European Commission within the scope of H2020.
Emilio seats in the Advisory Board of the Master in the Ethics at University Paris Sud (FR), and in the board of the COST Action IC1206 (De-identification for privacy protection). He chairs the Ethics and Society Sector Area of the European Technology Platform on Security and Safety (ETP-SS), and chairs the Ethical Committee of the European Association of Biometrics (EAB). He is associate editor of Bioethics, SpringerBriefs in Ethics, and the International Journal of Digital Crime and Forensics. Emilio is s full member of the Association of Professional Futurists (APF), member of the Medical Journalists Association (MJA), fellow of the Italian Psychiatric Association (SIP), member of the International Association of Bioethics (IAB).
Emilio was formerly trained as a psychoanalyst and has practiced for more than 30 years. He was partner of the Psychoanalytic Institute for Social Research (1986-01), Adjunt Professor (Bioethics) at the University “La Sapienza” of Rome (1994-06) scientific secretary of the Bioethical Commission of the National Research Council (2000-03). In 2002 Emilio founded the Centre for Science, Society and Citizenship, that he run till to 2013. Emilio has served in the ENISA Stakeholder Forum on Emerging and Future Risks (2009-10), and in the EC expert groups on Ethical and regulatory challenges to science and research policy at the global level (2009-10), and on Security Societal Impact (2010-2012).
Since 1993, Emilio has been awarded with 32 grants by the European Commission, within the scope of the 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th RTD FPs, and H2020; with 2 grants by the NATO Science for Peace and Security Programme; with 1 service contract by the European Defence Agency. He has extensively published in academic publications, and edited 14 books. He has published more than 160 articles in newspapers and newsmagazines.