ROMANO DE VIVO
“We melt different cultures and approaches, balance efficiency and innovation, bridge science and policy, leverage collaborations and competitive advantage to co-create your next transformation, at scale.”
Romano has over 20 years of successful international career, integrating sustainability into business strategies, leveraging communication, engaging and mobilizing stakeholders, meeting expectations, anticipating trends, advocating for pragmatic and straightforward policy options and solutions.
Romano combines a mature and profound grasp of the life sciences sector (agrifood, ingredients, healthcare) and global experience in sustainability, public and government affairs, and communication with a solid understanding of finance, international governance and law, and advocacy. He has held numerous leadership roles at Givaudan, Syngenta, and Johnson & Johnson. He coordinates sustainable agriculture initiatives at CCRS (Zurich, CH) and OPERA (Piacenza, IT) think tanks.
Romano holds a Masters in Environmental Governance and Policy Making from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva; an MBA from the STOA’ School of Management in Ercolano; a Doctorate Degree in Economics and Trade from the University of Salerno.
As a lead author, he has published a few scientific reviews on environmental governance, sustainable agriculture, financial disclosure of environmental investments, and inclusive economic growth. He collaborates with the UN family of organizations on agrobiodiversity and food system transformation.
He is fluent in Italian and English, intermediate in French and Spanish, conversational in German.
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