CNRS LAPP Laboratory Director, ESCAPE cluster open collaboration Director, OSCARS Coordinator 

Giovanni Lamanna holds an experimental sub-nuclear physics PhD. Giovanni Lamanna is the director of the CNRS LAPP laboratory. His main research interests are in the interfaces between Particle Physics and Astrophysics. His experimental activities concern the development of advanced research instrumentation and data processing methods. Giovanni Lamanna has been involved in the conception and preparation of the CTA Observatory, serving as coordinator of the Data-Management project, and having a leading role in the design and construction of the first Large Size Telescope (LST-1) deployed at La Palma Island. He is the director of the ESCAPE cluster open collaboration and the coordinator of the Horizon-Europe OSCARS project.