Think Tank Manager
Alessia Belli is manager of CrossThink-LAB. She is graduated in Philosophy (UniFi) and she helds a PhD in Politics, Human Rights and Sustainability from Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa. She has been research fellow in Political Philosophy in the Dirpolis Institute at Sant’Anna School where she is now affiliate researcher. She also helds a Master in Human Rights and Humanitarian Actions (UniSi) and a Master in Diversity Management and Gender Equality (Fondazione Brodolini, Rome). She is the author of: ‘She who disputes: Muslim Women Activists in Italy and the United Kingdom Speak for Themselves’, in H. Afshar (ed.), Women and Fluid Identities (Palgrave, 2012); Che genere di Diversity? Parole e sguardi femminili migranti su cittadinanza organizzativa e sociale, (Franco Angeli, 2016) amongst other publications.
Lorenzo worked as a consultant for IBM and Bain & Co during 10 years, being part of Automotive, FMCG and Luxury Goods practices. Previously he held senior executive roles in different industries, such as chemicals and luxury goods, serving also board positions.
He completed his background with education at Wharton, INSEAD, Luiss School of Management, IBM Business School.
Lorenzo is specialised in international M&A/M&A&O deals and restructuring projects.
Anna Loretoni is full Professor of Political Philosophy and coordinator of the PhD in Politics, Human Rights and Sustainability at Dirpolis Institute, Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies. After graduating in Philosophy at the University of Florence, she hold a PhD and post-doctorate scholarship in the Department of political Science at the University of Pisa, and then she was the holder of a scholarship at the “Forum for the problems of peace and war” in Florence, for which she edited from 1996 to 2003 publication Notebooks Forum. She is the author of: Ampliare lo Sguardo. Genere e teoria politica (Donzelli, 2014), Questioning Universalism. Western and New Confucianist Conceptions (ETS, 2013), amongst other publications.
Is Researcher in Political Philosophy at Dirpolis Institute of Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies. He is also Aggregate Professor of Public Ethics, Political Philosophy and Coordinator of the “Research Group on Public Ethics”. A member of the Scientific Board of the PhD Programme in Politics, Human Rights and Sustainability at the school and the Executive Master's Program in International Security Studies (coordinated by the school and University of Trento). He also teaches Public Ethics at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Milan) and Philosophy of intercultural communication at the University of Genoa. He graduated in Philosophy and hold a PhD in Philosophy (“Storiografia e Teoresi Filosofica”), both from the University of Genoa. Past Research Fellow at the Department of Philosophy of the university of Genoa.
Gabriele Cappellini was appointed as Managing Director by Fondo Italiano d’Investimento SGR SpA's Board of Directors for the period 2010-2016 to manage the Company in accordance with the powers assigned by the Board of Directors and implements the directives issued and the resolutions adopted by the Board of Directors. He was at the head the company structure.
He is presently a member of Supervisory Board of Condotte d’Acqua SpA (Roma), a member of Board of Director of IMT - Scuola Alti Studi (Lucca), a lecturer on a Master's Degree course in Merchant Banking at the LIUC University in Castellanza (Varese) and he is a member of the "Regulatory Board" of AIFI - Italian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (Milan).
He is a founding partner of Tokos S.r.l., a consulting firm for securities investment. Director of Eni, appointed by Institutional Investors since May 2011. Chairman of Società Metropolitana Acque Torino S.p.A., Director of Ersel SIM S.p.A. and Director of Mutti S.p.A.
In 2000 he became Senior Executive Officer of Planning and Control at the Ferrero Group and General Manager of Soremartec, the technical research and marketing company of the Ferrero Group.
In May 2003 he was appointed CFO of Coin Group.
In 2006 he became Chief Corporate Officer at Lavazza S.p.A. and then Director from 2008 to June 2011.
Vittoria Franco has been researcher in History of philosophy at the Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa and has taught History of political doctrines in the Pisa Athenaeum. She was elected in the Republic Senate for three legislatures, from 2001 to 2013. She served as President of the Culture Commission. During her research activity she focused mainly on moral issues, theory of justice, bioethics, women’s rights, secularism. Among her publications: Etiche possibili (1996); Bioetica e procreazione assistita (2005); Care ragazze. Un promemoria (2010); Responsabilità. Figure e metamorfosi di un concetto (2015), all for i tipi di Donzelli editore. She wrote the introduction for La terra delle donne by the American author Charlotte Perkins Gilman (Dozelli 2011); she translated and edited some of Agnes Heller’s books and published numerous essays and articles in newspapers and magazines. She coordinates the group Per Un Nuovo Mondo Comune.
Piero Castoldi (PhD in Information Technology) has been Associate Professor at Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, Italy since 2001. He spent abroad at Princeton University (USA) overall about two years in 1996, 1997, 1999, 2000 and he has visited the University of Texas at Dallas, USA for two months in 2001.
He has also served as Project Manager of many initiatives of the Inter-universitary National Consortium for Telecommunications (CNIT). He is currently Leader of the “Networks and Services” research area at the TeCIP Institute of Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna. His research interests cover telecommunications networks and system both wired and wireless, and more recently reliability, switching paradigms and control of optical networks, including application-network cooperation mechanisms, in particular for cloud networking
He is an IEEE Senior Member and he is author of more than 400 publications in international journals and conference proceedings.