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Materahub Paolo Montemurro - director an



Materahub Co-founder & Director. Senior Project Manager.


Paolo Montemurro was born in Matera in 1982. He has a Master Degree in International and Diplomatic Sciences and since 2007, he has been a Consultant for Internationalisation of business and European projects, in particular for the Cultural and Creative industries. He is a Business planner and Start-up consultant and an Entrepreneurship Education expert. In 2010, he was appointed as the Director and senior project manager of Materahub consortium. The Development of International Cooperation and Network with actors of cultural heritage management sector and the Materahub project proposal team are under his responsibility.




Project and Training Manager

Gabriella Antezza is an expert and qualified Training and Project Manager, tutor, trainer and facilitator for Materahub and responsible for the development and delivery of training needs analysis, contents and outputs, learning assessment tools and resources since 2014. She has a wide experience in coaching and mentoring activities within entrepreneurial education and is an expert in the coordination and production of training packages within EU funded projects.

After graduating in Foreign Languages and Literatures, she worked in the UK (Torquay – Devon – and London) for 3 years where she gained key experiences in international and national training and EU project management and coordination of EU project activities and outputs and relevant teams. Since then, she has also been teaching English and Italian to foreigners within EU programmes too and worked as qualified translator from/to English-Italian. However, the key opportunity for her to consolidate a wide experience started in 2002 as Director of an international language (Authorised Cambridge Centre), training and EU projects Centre based in London first and then in Matera until 2012.

At the present, she is Responsible for the coordination, development and management of Training outputs and activities as well as Trainer and Project Manager of Materahub EU projects.

Materahub Alessandra Colombo - project m



Project manager and VET expert.


Alessandra Colombo was born in Venosa in 1984 and graduated with top marks in Literature, Philology and Linguistics. She attended a master's degree course in management and design for the enhancement of cultural heritage and began a collaboration with IBAM-CNR that lasted about two years.

Since 2010, she has been working in the vocational training sector and she is specialised in the design of training courses and social inclusion projects. Since 2015, she has been a designer for the Quality for VET provider within the Materahub consortium.

In 2018, she qualified as expert within the "Recognition of training credits and identification of pathways" according to DGR n.774/2016.

Since 2019, she has been project manager of Materahub KA2 projects with a focus on VET and ICCs sector by carrying out coaching and mentoring activities for the personal empowerment and learning methodologies.

She is specialising in “special education for students with special educational needs”.



Communication Manager

Paolo D'Ercole was born in Matera in 1980 and graduated in Communication Sciences at the University of Rome "La Sapienza". At the same time he studied photography, graphics and film production.

He began his career in the production of documentary films and decided to embark on a professional path in the field of social management. Over ten years, he managed the social of important national newspapers (Il Fatto Quotidiano - Il Giornale) and then moved to the marketing area of Alitalia.

Since 2018, For the Matera-Basilicata 2019 Foundation, he has managed the communication of Open Design School, a pillar project of the European Capital of Culture. He is currently in charge of communication for the Materahub Consortium, thus entering the field of European planning.

Materahub Vitalba Bruno - accounting man



Accounting Manager

From 1993 to 2009, Vitalba Bruno was responsible for the Accounting and Administrative and Reporting tasks of the CNA Consortium.


Since 2010, she has been responsible for the Accounting and Administrative Management and Reporting of the activities delivered by Quality For and Materahub Consortium, in regional, national and European programmes (vocational training, development projects, European and international projects).

She has wide experience in financial Evaluation reporting and Monitoring.

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