Alexandra Solea is a performing arts manager with 18+ years of experience in CCIs, living and working between Bucharest and Rome. She is Associate Professor and Program Director of the Master’s degrees in Arts and Culture management at Rome Business School (Italy) and at the National University of Music in Bucharest (Romania), and International Relations Associate for the performing arts consultancy company TRG Arts (USA). High-profile positions, in public and private sectors, have rounded out her senior arts administration expertise, allowing collaborations with international top-level institutions in performing arts management and international cultural affairs, including: China Shanghai International Arts Festival, Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, “George Enescu” International Festival and Competition (Bucharest), Teatro dell’Opera “La Fenice” (Venice), Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia (Rome), BOZAR (Brussels), Sadler’s Wells (UK), U.S. Embassy to Italy. Being an active cultural and creative entrepreneur, she has founded in 2014 the performing arts organization Solèart Management based in Rome, Italy, focusing of the promotion of emerging artists and development of international cultural projects. She is author of various articles and books on arts management, as well as on the philosophy and the aesthetics of music. Her latest book, as co-author and co-editor, Global Arts Leadership in the Digital Age, published in 2022 by Cambridge Scholars Publishing, gathers the most important voices from the global arts industry.