Andrea Di Anselmo is the vice president of Meta an international group, based in Italy, active in the field of start ups and knowledge valorization.
He has a background as civil engineer and research experience in materials science at the University of Storrs Connecticut (USA).
He sits in the Board of Directors of ZMV, the fund management company operating Ingenium Funds, and of several start-ups in the service sector. He is President of INSME (the International Network for SMEs)
Andrea's most recent professional experience is at international level and concentrates on regional innovation strategies (S3), support to “Knowledge Intensive” enterprises and entrepreneurs, design and management of early stage financial tools and exploitation of research results.
Specialties: Smart Specialisation Strategies; Advice to Governaments on Innovation policies and support measures; Early stage financial tools; Investor readiness and services for knowledge based start-ups; Talent attraction and retention.