Mediterranean Forum Of Local Governments and Business

Our Mission is to be a facilitator between Local Authorities, Companies and the Third Sector for the correct grounding of the lines described in the 2030 Agenda.

Mediterranean Forum Of Local Governments and Business aims to be a truly smart think tank on sustainability in the Mediterranean area.

The Mediterranean Forum Of Local Governments and Business has been recognized as the official event of «Mediterranean Day»; the international day established by the Mediterranean Union in 2008.



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Natalia Bayona
Executive Director of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)
Director of the Innovation, Education and Investment Department of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)
Grammenos Mastrojeni
Deputy Secretary General of the Union for the Mediterranean
Deputy Secretary General for Energy and Climate Action of the Union for the Mediterranean
Coordinator for the Environment in Development Cooperation and Head of the Science-Politics Interface of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation
Diplomat, teacher, writer
Isabella Tovaglieri
MEP in the 9th legislature of the European Parliament since 2 July 2019
Member of the Industry, Research and Energy Commission
Member of the Commission for Women's Rights and Gender Equality
Member of the delegation for relations with South Africa
Tovaglieri Associate Law Firm
Corinne Casha
Deputy Director of Global Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of Malta
Simone Billi
Honorable in the XVIII Legislature and in the XIX Legislature of the Italian Republic since 03/23/2018 elected in the Foreign-Europe Constituency,
Member of the III Foreign and Community Affairs Commission
President of the Committee for Italians Abroad and the promotion of the country system.
Secretary of the Italian delegation to the Council of Europe.
Iolanda Di Stasio
Honorable in the XVIII Legislature of the Italian Republic from 03/23/2018 - to 10/12/2022 Member of the III Commission for Foreign and Community Affairs
Member of the XIV Political Commission of the European Union.
Expert in internationalization.
Fabiola Bologna
Honorable in the XVIII Legislature of the Italian Republic from 03/23/2018 - to 10/12/2022 Member of the XII Social Affairs Commission
Member of the Parliamentary Commission for Children and Adolescents
Roberta Alaimo
Honorable in the XVIII Legislature of the Italian Republic from 03/23/2018 - to 10/12/2022. Member of the X Productive Activities, Trade and Tourism Commission
Member of the 1st Constitutional Affairs Commission, of the Presidency of the Council and of the Interior
Founder StartUp Super School
Andrea Giarrizzo
Honorable in the XVIII Legislature of the Italian Republic from 03/23/2018 - to 10/12/2022.
Vice President of the 10th Commission for Productive Activities, Trade and Tourism
Founder StartUp Super School
Antonio Giovanni Luzzi

United Nations official at the Terrorism Prevention and Services office within the Vienna-based Drug and Crime Agency
Fabio Morvilli
Honorary Consul of the Republic of San Marino in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
President of the Italian - Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce
President of the Italian-Belgian Chamber of Commerce
Board member (European Area Representative) of Assocamerestero
Arben Shkodra
Secretary General of the Albanian National Economic Council
Vice President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Tirana
Antonio Barreca
General Director of the Italian Tourism and Travel Industry Association (Federturismo Confindustria)
Milan Vranic
Director of the Representative Office in Italy of the Serbian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
WB6-CIF Prosecutor
Francesco Rinarelli
Deputy Secretary General of the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Japan
Manager of BIP Consulting and corporate services - Milan, Italy
Wassim Naghi
President of the Union of Mediterranean Architects - UMAR
Lecturer at the Faculty of Architecture of the Lebanese University.
Fatma Ashour
President Réseau Méditerranéen des Ecole d'Ingenieurs - RMEI from 2020
Director of the Center for Risk Mitigation, Environmental Studies and Research at Cairo University
Professor of Chemical Engineering Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, Egypt
Luca Lupi
General Secretary MEDPorts Association
Secretary General of the Port Authority of the Western Sicilian Sea
Donato Toma
President of the Molise Region from 8 May 2018 to 6 July 2023
Chartered accountant
Jonathan Lobati
Councilor in the XII Legislature of the Lombardy Regional Council from 31/10/2023
President V Commission - Territory, Infrastructure and Mobility
Alex Galizzi
Councilor in the XI Legislature of the Lombardy Regional Council from 05/09/2018 to 03/14/2023
Vice President Special Commission - Anti-mafia, anti-corruption, transparency and legality
Component II and IV Permanent Commission
Franco Billi
Director of the International Relations Service, corporate finance and internationalization of the production system, Umbria Region
Stefano Cianciotta
CEO Finanziaria Regionale Abruzzo SpA
President of the National Infrastructure Observatory of Confactions
Filippo Lucci
CEO of the Punto Europa Consortium
Senior consultant Formez PA
Marco Bussone
President of the National Union of Mountain Municipalities, Communities and Bodies - UNCEM
Maria Limardo
Mayor of Vibo Valentia since 05-31-2019, Book Capital in 2021,
Gianni Nuti
Mayor of Aosta since 6 October 2020
Associate Professor of General Teaching and Special Pedagogy
Aldo D'Achille
Mayor of San Bellino since 26 May 2019
Winner of the 2021 Word Mayor Community Award
Gian Pietro Rizzatello
Mayor of Costa di Rovigo since 26 May 2019
Marco Panieri
Mayor of the Municipality of Imola since 20 September 2020
Deputy Metropolitan Mayor of Bologna
Maurizio Dipietro
Mayor of Enna since 17 June 2015
Andrea Ceffa
Mayor of Vigevano since 07 October 2020
Gianpaolo Gansi
Mayor of Isola Dovarese since 26 May 2019
President Prime Key Ltd. Moscow
Fausto Galizzi
Mayor of San Pellegrino Terme since 04 October 2021
Antonello Galiani
Deputy Mayor of Vigevano from 07 October 2020 to 22 June 2022
Vittorio Milesi
Deputy Mayor of San Pellegrino Terme from 18 October 2021
Monica Conti
Deputy Mayor and Councilor for Culture, Commercial Activities, Tourism of the Municipality of Cassago Brianza from 05 June 2019 to 25 August 2022
Stefano Tassis
Tourism Councilor of San Pellegrino Terme from 15 June 2016 to 07 October 2021
Head of Energy and Environment at Sanpellegrino
Francesca Toffali
Councilor for Smart City and Technological Innovation, Relations with UNESCO, Tourism and Popular Customs and Traditions of the Municipality of Verona from 11 June 2017 to 22 June 2022
Emanuele Gaito
Municipal Planning and Environment Councilor of Grugliasco
Public Sector Consultant for the Turin Piedmont Management Authority
Ilaria Caprioglio
Entrepreneur from Avarazze
Member of the Secretariat of the Italian Alliance for Sustainable Development ASviS
First female Mayor of Savona
Author, Lawyer, Model
Francesco Lo Giudice
Former Mayor of the Municipality of Bisignano
PhD in political sociology UNICAL
Enzo Siviero
Rector of eCampus University
Engineer expert in bridge construction
Lorenzo Galletti
Head of the Cardiac Surgery Department, Bambino Gesù Hospital, Rome
Professor of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery
President of the Italian Cardiac Surgeons
Gianluca D'Agosta
CROSS-TEC laboratory: interoperability and virtualization of processes for business networks and smart cities, ENEA
Massimo Celino
Researcher ICT Division, Department of Energy Technologies and Renewable Sources, ENEA
Stefano Pizzuti
Researcher Smart Energy Division, ENEA
Laura Blaso
Smart cities and communities researcher (TERIN-SEN-SCC), ENEA
Nicola Fantini
National Councilor of the CNR
Enterprise Europe Network
Roberto Micera
Senior researcher Institute for Mediterranean Studies (ISMED), CNR
Adjunct Professor (RTDB) in Management at the University of Basilicata
Chiara Luongo
Asset Manager International, Snam Spa
Massimo Barbin
President of the Rovigo-Chioggia Fishing District
Deputy Director of Confindustria Venezia-Rovigo
Laura Di Raimondo
General Director at Asstel – Assoteconomia Confindustria
Ada Rosa Balzan
Founder and President of ARB SBPA,
National Sustainability Manager Federturismo Confindustria
Director of sustainability magazine "I, WE"
sustainability expert and teacher
Giovanni Bozzetti
President EFG Consulting Srl,
President Greenthesis Spa,
Vice President Confindustria Cisambiente,
Manager, Author, Professor at the Catholic University of Milan
Nico Gronchi
National Vice President of Confesercenti
Fabio Marazzi
Founder of Marazzi & Associates
Founding member of BMV
Adjunct Professor
Gian Carlo Magnoli Bocchi
CEO Magnoli&Partners Srl - Edison Spa
Flavio Mannini
Founder and president of the "Business Dinner"
Marino Bottà
General director at ANDEL National Disability and Work Agency
Michele Giuliani
General director of the “Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza” Foundation of San Giovanni Rotondo
Enrico Pezzoli
President and CEO of Como Acque
Luca Caruso
CEO of HIFORCE Technology
Alberto Franceschini Weiss
CEO Ambromobiliare S.p.A.
Gabriele Ghio
Country Editor - The Energy Year
Matteo Redenti
Founder of the Mediterranean Forum of local authorities and businesses - Lobbyist and PR - Writer
President of Filo Raro APS Rare diseases
Maura Magni
President & Senior Partner BMV Law Tax Finance
Imm. Past Governor Kiwanis International Dism,
President of the FEIM Social Responsibility Committee
Stefano Maggiani
Partner Toriello Law Firm
President of the scientific committee of the FEIM
Marcello Astori
General Manager of Zani Viaggi
Stefano Boldorini
Founder and Managing Partner at WINH - World In Your Hands
Daniele Chieffi
Director of the Neo series - Scenarios of digital innovation
Founding partner of Bi Wise
Co-founder Ailyn
Professor at the Catholic University of Milan
Roberto Natali
Founder and Scientific Director of AB AQUA
Ambassador of Italy to Kenya
Filippo Verre
Executive director of AB AQUA - Hydrostrategic Studies Center.
External strategic advisor to FAO.
Stefano Felician Beccari
Researcher in the field of military strategies and geopolitics who works at the European Parliament in Brussels
Yossi Wircer
Owner of Hotel Development Europe
Michele De Gasperis
Founder and President at the Italian OBOR Institute
Angela Catalano
Governor Kiwanis Italy - San Marino for 2021/2022
Delphine Assouline
In charge of tourism development for the city of Paris
Giacinto Fiore
Artificial Intelligence popularizer
Pasquale Viscanti
Artificial Intelligence popularizer
Cristiano Nervegna
Founder and General Director of DeepLab Srl
Maurizio Bertocco
President and CEO of ILPRA S.p.A.
Alberto Arrighi
Director of External Relations, Institutional Affairs and Association Relations of QCTerme spas and resorts
Vittorio Messina
President of National Assoturismo of Confesercenti
Angelo Spanò
Environmental Manager of Confesercenti Nazionale Confesercenti
Giuseppe Dell'Aquila
National Confesercenti Legislative Area Manager
Alessandra Marola
Lawyer, Confesercenti of Confesercenti National National
Angelo Deiana
President of Associations
Marco Sambati
Member of the GRAND Steering Committee and Coordinator; C.E.T.R.I. (European Third Industrial Revolution Center)
Giuseppe Rinaldi
Managing Director of Ancitel Energia e Ambiente Srl
Coordinator of the Technical Secretariat of the Anci CoReVe Fund
Matteo Bianchi
Coordinator of the Europe Department
International Cooperation of Anci Lombardy
Leandro Aglieri
President of the Roma Capitale Smart City Laboratory
President of Cloud for Defense
Andrea Benso
Vice President of the Rome Capital Smart City Laboratory
Senior Business Advisor at Exelab
Paolo Guccione
Head of Cardiology at the Bambino Gesù Hospital
Antonio Mele
Professor of finance at the University of Italian Switzerland (USI) and at the Swiss Finance Institute (SFI)
Paolo Benanti
Professor of ethics of technologies at the Pontifical Gregorian University
Filippo Barbera
Full professor of economic sociology, University of Turin UNITO
Giuseppe Merla
Professor of Molecular Biology at the University of Naples Federico II
Geneticist at the “Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza” Foundation in San Giovanni Rotondo
Antonio De Rossi
Full Professor of architectural and urban design
Deputy Director of the Department of Architectural Design and Industrial Design, Polytechnic of Turin POLITO
Coordinator of the Masterplan Group
Antonello Cutolo
Full professor at Federico II University of Naples
Alessio Zippo
Associate Professor of Molecular Biology, Principal Researcher of the Chromatin and Epigenetics Laboratory at the University of Trento
Francesco Gaspari
Associate Professor of Administrative Law at the University of Rome "G. Marconi"
Cassation lawyer
Stefano Bruno Galli
Professor of History of Doctrines and Political Institutions at the University of Milan
Giovanni Ferri
Full Professor of Economics - LUMSA University
President Sustinentes
Venusia Covelli
Associate Professor of Social Psychology eCampus Online University
Maria Cristina Pasqualetto
Specialist in diagnostic cardiology, sports cardiology, FMSI CONI associate member
Giovanna Landi
Founder Landi law firm expert in administrative, environmental and energy law
Advisory team member Sustinentes
Sarah D’Annunzio
Researcher in Molecular Biology at the University of Trento
Flavia Vighini
Contract Project Manager - LUMSA University
Advisory team member Sustinentes
Massimiliano Giannocco
Responsible for relations with local institutions and bodies of the Energy Union for Mobility
Nereo Landini
Lawyer Studio Marazzi ed Associati
Stefania Coni
International Projects Coordinator, CRT Foundation – Advisor, Italian Popular Culture Network
Federico Mallone
International Project Officer at Fondazione CRT
Eugenio Ferrari
President AssoretiPMI
Massimo Giorgi
Trainer and speaker on Promotion and Development at the FonARCom Interprofessional Fund
Member Toastmasters International
Laura Biason
Expert in business organization and digital innovation
Enzo Muscia
Roberto Palumbo
Eco Enna Services Manager
Alberto Ranzini
Founder 3A Consulting
Alessandro Ranzini
Labor Consultant for Ranzini Group
Tommaso Navarra
President of the Gran Sasso and Monti della Laga National Park Authority
Elisabetta Fogarin
President of the Venetian Villas Consortium
Alessandro Perin
President of the Vallare Work Observatory of the Brembana Valley
Fausto Giovannelli
President of the Tuscan-Emilian Apennines Park
Antonio Ferrettino
President of Città del Bio and Associations of Networks of Sustainable Municipalities
Paolo Corbini
Director of the National Association of Wine Cities
Livio Scattolini
President of the Scientific Technical Committee of the Most Beautiful Villages of Italy Club Association
Certification Manager
Giovanni Brogin
Councilor of the Lombard Park of the Ticino Valley with delegation to the MAB
Renato Ornaghi
President of the Cammino di Sant'Agostino / Leonardo's Path Association
Luigi Beretta
President of the Sant'Agostino Cassiciaco Historical and Cultural Association
Professor and writer
Adriano Avogadro
President of the “Santa Croce” Association of San Pellegrino Terme
Vincenzo Carbone
CIPCarbone srl Administrator and ICT/Software Consultant
Errico Molinari
Economist, manager, university professor of digital transformation, marketing innovation & business technologies, journalist
Marco De Faveri
Fundraising and communications manager Ronald Macdonald Children's Foundation
Giuseppe Matteo Talamazzini
President of the Villaggio della Madre e del Fanciullo ONLUS
Matteo Brianceschi
General Director of the Villaggio della Madre e del Fanciullo ONLUS
Pierluigi Russo
Business consultant at ENGDO Srl
Stefania Schipani
Journalist and ISTAT researcher
Mario Micheli
Pharmacist, Entrepreneur, Vice President of the Santa Croce Association
Giovanna Leidi
Headmaster IS “San Pellegrino” of San Pellegrino Terme
Danila Beato
Michèle Quarenghi
Quarenghi Clinical Institute of San Pellegrino Terme
Luigi Milesi
CEO of Albergo Bigio srl
Mario Schiano
CEO of Mario Schiano Srl
Antonio Guarino
General Manager of AZ Impianti
Damiano Grasselli
Artistic director and actor of Teatro Caverna – Bergamo
Tiziana Voarino
Management and Communication “Voices in the Shadows”
Maria Raspatelli
Radio Panetti Network (ITT Panetti Pitgora - Bari)
Antonio Curci
Radio Panetti Network (ITT Panetti Pitgora - Bari)
Valentina Recanati & Claudio Ravelli
Entrepreneurs in the hospitality sector
Silvio Tomasini
Art historian
Michelangelo Oprandi
Alpine Guide
Daniele Manni
Global Teacher Award 2020
Elisabetta D'Errico
Galilei Institute - Costa
Mirko Cazzato
Co-Founder and Team Leader of Mabasta

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