Co-Founder & CEO
Filippo is Founding Partner and CEO. He has 15 years’ experience in designing, fundraising for and managing European multi-stakeholder projects for socio-economic development through innovative approaches and civic engagement in the EU and worldwide. His projects have been funded by the European Commission, British Foreign Office, UN Fund for Democracy, private foundations and corporations.
He is currently a member of the European Commission’s Strategic Policy Forum on Digital Entrepreneurship. He’s also senior advisor on impact investment strategy of Fondazione San Patrignano (Italy) one leading on the development of a new generation of social impact finance instruments working with Deutsche Bank, BNP, Banca Sella and Banca Esperia.
Filippo holds a Master of Research in Urban Studies and Affairs from UCL and a MA in Non-Profit Management from Universita degli Studi di Urbino. He has successfully completed executive courses at Harvard Kennedy School (Civil Society Leadership Management), at INSEAD (Social Enterprise) and at CASS Business School (Centre for Charity Effectiveness, London, UK).
Co-Founder & Director of Research
Fiorenza Lipparini is a Founding Partner and Director of Research. She leads on research activities and focuses on social entrepreneurship, socio-economic impact assessment tools and techniques, digital social innovation and funding, governance and evaluation of multi-stakeholder partnerships for the delivery of societal goods. Before founding PlusValue, Fiorenza was EU Policy Senior Analyst at the Young Foundation, and earlier a policy analyst for Intesa Sanpaolo, in Brussels.
Among her publications, Vision and trends of social innovation for Europe co-authored with Filippo Addarii, 'ICT-Enabled Social Innovation to support the Implementation of the Social Investment Package - Mapping and Analysis of ICT-enabled Social Innovation initiatives promoting social investment in integrated approaches to the provision of social services: IESI Knowledge Map 2015'; in Misuraca, G., Kucsera, C., Lipparini, F., Voigt, C., Radescu, R.; (2016).
She holds a PhD in Comparative Literature and Linguistics.
Luisa De Amicis
Luisa is Partner and. ·She has more than 10 years of experience in which she has led more than 40 multi-stakeholder international and cross-sectoral European projects. She leads on the organisation’s consultancy activities and has an outstanding fundraising track-record with the European Union (more than 10 Directorate Generals), UK Government (FCO, DFID, Cabinet Office), corporates and foundations.
Camilla is PlusValue’s Growth Hacker. Qualified lawyer she has an extensive background in EU affairs working for the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg before becoming a lobbyist in Brussels. She worked for FederlegnoArredo, Federchimica and was Director General of EFIC - European Furniture Industries Confederation. In Italy, she worked as Innovation Manager for Confindustria Bologna and then Head of Institutional and Corporate Partnerships and EULab for the Future Food Ecosystem.
She holds a LL.M from the University of Luxembourg and a MA from the College of Europe.
Francesco La Loggia
Qualified lawyer, Francesco has a background in Administrative Law, he worked for PWC Law firm TLS and Legance Avvocati Associati. He gained experience also in the Business Development sector in which he worked for VIX Technology in Italy and Smythson of Bond Street in the UK.