Marta Simoncini is an Assistant Professor in Administrative Law at LUISS “Guido Carli”. Marta holds a Ph.D. in administrative law (University of Pisa), a Laurea in Political Sciences, majoring in law (University of Pisa), and a University Diploma in the same area (Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna in Pisa). Prior to joining LUISS, Marta was an FWO post-doctoral fellow at King’s College London and the University of Antwerp and a Max Weber fellow at the European University Institute. Marta is also a fellow in EU law at University College London and of the UK Higher Education Academy. Her research interests cover European law and administrative governance, in particular in the check-and-balances applicable to discretion, especially in the context of risk-based regulation. She published extensively in international and national peer-reviewed journals. She also authored two monographs for Hart Publishing (2018) and Editoriale Scientifica (2010) and she co-edited a volume for Routledge (2017).