Attilio Toscano is a hydraulic engineer, Ph.D. in environmental hydronomy, full professor of agricultural hydraulics and hydraulic-forestry systems at the University of Bologna, Deputy Director of the Department of Agri-Food Science and Technology. He has been carrying out university teaching, consulting and applied research activities for 20 years in various fields related to the most current environmental issues (sustainable management of water resources in agriculture, environmental protection and hydraulic land reorganization, planning and programming of water infrastructure, treatment and reuse for irrigation purposes of wastewater, precision irrigation, reduction of pollution of water bodies). In this field, he is an expert in EU and national programs and policies and their implementation tools. He has extensive experience in evaluation, monitoring, management and coordination of projects financed from national and European public funds. Since 1999, he has been involved in water resource management and integrated water service, participating as a consultant in the drafting and updating of various planning tools required by sector regulations (Framework Program Agreements, Reconnaissance of SII infrastructure, Area Plans, Protection Plans, Wastewater Reuse Plans). He served as scientific and technical advisor to the Single Extraordinary Commissioner of Government for interventions concerning sewage and purification systems in community infraction. Since December 2019, he has been a member of the Technical Mission Structure for Strategic Guidance, Infrastructure Development and High Surveillance, at the Ministry of Sustainable Infrastructure and Mobility. Since May 2022, he has been the Government’s Special Commissioner for the Campolattaro Reservoir Intervention. Since July 2022, he has been a board member of the Agritech Foundation. He is also an expert on university and research policies and was a member of the National University Council, at the Ministry of Education, University and Research, for eight years.