Giulia Garofalo Geymonat (PhD) is a researcher and an activist in the field of gender, sexuality, work and disability. She has conducted extensive participant observations among sex workers' and sexual assistants’ groups in Europe. She was one of the founder of x:talkproject in London, an organiser of the 2005 ICRSE Conference in Brussels, and is currently part of Corps Solidaires in Switzerland. She is a member of ProsPol COST Action, she is a part-time teacher and supervisor at Lund University and is the author of Vendere e Comprare Sesso Il Mulino 2015 which is been translated into Swedish and French. She is a member of ProsPol COST Action and currently conducts research on sex workers’ access to mental health services in Europe, funded by OSF, with P.G. Macioti and Nick Mai.