Graduated as civil engineer, with a PhD degree in Hydrology and Water Management. Since 2003, he is a member of the core team developing the European and Global Flood Awareness System at the Joint Research Centre of the EC. He has participated in many national and international projects. His activities mainly focus on Disaster Risk Management in support of international frameworks like Sendai, IPCC, SDG, Floods Directive and etc. Milan has a long record of development user tailored products and effectively communicate and disseminate information in disaster risk management community (e.g. EC Copernicus services, National Water Authorities, EU Civil protection).