Dr. Filippo Giancarlo Martinelli

European Ambassador

Irish Bioeconomy Foundation

Filippo Giancarlo Martinelli (MBA, PDEng, MSc) is the Founder and Owner of MAGFI Ltd, having 10-year experience working at the interface between management consulting and financial services within the sustainability field. In 2019 he had the pleasure to serve as Chief Executive Officer for Irish Bioeconomy Foundation (IBF), Ireland national bioeconomy association and innovation cluster, which he still supports as its European Ambassador. Currently his primary task is the support of the European Biotech Abolis Biotechnologies (The Metabolism Architects) in developing their Global Industrial Partnerships.

Prior to that he worked within PNO Consultants group of firms, the European leader in grant consulting and innovation processes management, moving from Consultant (2014-2016) to Pipeline Manager (2016-2017), Brussels-EU P&L unit Operations Manager (2017-2018) as well as International Sector Team Leader Agri-Food Bioeconomy. During his career, Filippo has gathered direct technical experience operating within the fields of biofuels (Agroils Technologies), biochemicals (Delft Advanced Biorenewables) and bio-actives (KtedoGEN/NAICONS), as well as management consulting and project development experience for innovative projects within several other sectors such as agri-food, forestry, marine, textile and critical raw materials, being deeply involved into enabling the implementation of cutting-edge sustainable innovation within society.

His educational background include a BSc in Biotechnology (2009, Parma, IT), an MSc in Industrial Biotechnology (2011, Milan, IT), a Professional Doctorate in Engineering (PDEng) in BioProduct Design (2014, Delft, NL) and an Executive MBA (2017, Rotterdam, NL).

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