Luisa De Amicis is Chief Operations Officer at PlusValue, a research and consultancy business with social purpose. Luisa has 15-year experience in social entrepreneurship and innovation, impact investing and sustainable business models, gained mainly through EU projects and policy activities. She is regularly invited to speak at events or give training on EU funding and policies. She was a member of various expert groups within the European Commission and held executive positions in French and British NGOs.
Before joining PlusValue, she worked in the public (EU and UN institutions), private (management consulting) and third sector in London, Milan, Brussels and Vienna. Luisa holds an MSc in Economics and Management of Public Administration from Bocconi University, Milan (Italy). She has also completed executive courses at Sole24Ore (Milan), INSEAD (France) and at CASS Business School (UK).