Maurizio Mariani Maurizio Mariani

Maurizio Mariani Italian, living in France, President of the Consortium Risteco, C.E.O. of Sotral Spa (2001-2012) he is also member of the “Groupe de Bruges”(an EU Think Tank fully dedicated to the AGRI Business) and Sustainable Food Lab (USA).
Founder of the Social Cooperative Nanà, which manages in Piedmont (Italy) some assets confiscated to the mafia, developing a new model of social economy in the field of restaurants- bar and sales of organic food; it is also founder and member of the Advisory Council of the MCA (Mediterranean Citizen Assembly) since 2008.
He is an expert of economy and environment related to agribusiness & foodservices and he is working as Business Consultant at international level with the company “Marilac Sarl” member of Risteco and with Philippe Hersant & Partner in France. Within the Forum Cina Europa, he is running the dialogue about sustainable food chains. Author of numerous publications and articles, speaker at several international conferences on Foodservices, he has designed the Risteco handbooks (“Quaderni di Risteco”), and the projects of “il Pranzo Sostenibile” (“The Sustainable Meal”) and “Eating City”; as C.E.O. of Sotral Spa , he has received several awards such as the medal of the President of the Italian Republic (2010), the award Imprese X Innovazione organised by the main italian industrial association Confindustria (2008), the European Business Award For The Environment, organised by the DG Environment of the European Commission (2006) and the award Impresa Ambiente organised by the Chamber of Commerce of Rome and the Italian Ministery of Environment (2005). Co-Author of the Book “La Ville qui Mange” edited by ECLM – Paris – France