Sanzio Bassini, Director of the Application and Innovation Department of Supercomputing of CINECA, the Italian Interuniversity Consortium.
After being a member of the Data Treatment and Computing expert group in the European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructure – ESFRI in the years 2004-2006, in the years 2011-2013 he was a member of the European e-Infrastructure Policy Forum and a member of the sub-group on data in G8 + O5 Global Research Infrastructure.
He has been independent reviewer of many international digital infrastructure projects, recently member of the expert committee of the Canadian Major Science Initiative Fund 2017 – 2022.
Over the years he has been Vice President of the Research Area of the European Technology Platform for HPC – ETP4HPC AISBL 2012 – 2014 and President of the Partnership for Advanced Computing – PRACE Council in the period 2014 – 2106.
After being the Italian Sherpa representative in the working group for the establishment of the JU EuroHPC, he is currently a Member of the EuroHPC Infrastructure Advisory Board and Leader of the EuroHPC Italian Pre- Exascale Leonardo Infrastructure Project.