Francesca Cardinali completed her master’s degree in “Science and technology for the conservation and the restoration of Cultural Heritage” at the University of Perugia (Italy) in 2010. She followed by specializing herself working as researcher, toward the promotion of sustainable conservation methods, and as conservator. She aspires to support and encourage a greater scientific and aware approach across fields of Cultural Heritage, building up international connections and promoting multidisciplinary exchanges to better highlight the vital role of Cultural Heritage within the sustainable development process. Since January 2020, she is the head of SiC Italia, the regional branch of SiC established to create a renewed climate with emphasis on sustainability within the field of Cultural Heritage conservation in Italia. SiC Italia aims to encourage related activities, offer advice and education, support for managing projects, foster dissemination and develop innovative research projects and collaborations.