Impact and ESG
Marco is a pragmatic idealist fighting intellect’s pessimism with the optimism of will, and vice versa.
Marco joined PV in 2018 as senior Associate. He leads on the design of PlusValue’s impact strategy and assessment frameworks, and contributes to our research on impact investing, public-private partnerships for innovation infrastructures and new technologies for social progress.
Marco has extensive experience in applied research, specifically on impact assessment, impact investing and urban regeneration. As an academic researcher he focused on the rational determinants of human wellbeing and its evaluation through composite indicators. Lately, he has been supporting the development of a private equity impact fund for urban innovation, for which he is leading the design of the impact assessment framework. He has been a regular speaker at international conferences on economics and social innovation, and counts on numerous publications and research experiences both in political institutions (Government of South Australia, Department of the Premier and Cabinet) and international organisations (OECD).
Marco holds a joint PhD in Economics and Social Sciences from the University School for Advanced Studies of Pavia and the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies of Pisa (Italy).
Marco is passionate about curling, craft cider and pet rodents.
“From little things big things grow” Personal quote