PUBLIC POLICY COORDINATOR, GS1 IN EUROPE
Francesca is a dedicated and enthusiastic public policy professional with 25 years-experience in both public and private sectors.
With more than ten years at the European Commission and the European Parliament in Brussels, and ten years for a food multinational, Francesca’s vast experience covers also fast-paced National government environments. Among her biggest achievements, the corporate social responsibility program launched and developed to the highest public recognition for Ferrero, the convergence of environmental protection and chemical impacts in the framework of the EU Chemical reform, the fight against illicit trade through open non-proprietary standards for GS1. Francesca’s visionary, diplomatic and negotiating skills have been essential to develop strategies where different interests need to converge and where changes are quickly needed at the benefit of industry, governments and society.
Francesca studied Corporate Social Responsibility at the Harvard Business School, European Law at Leeds University and at LUISS University in Rome where she received the highest recognition cum laude. She is proficient in 4 languages and she can mix them in a single sentence still providing meaningful expressions. On both her professional and personal life, Francesca is a passionate storyteller and a smart writer.