Leonardo Quattrucci

Global Shaper, Brussels Hub, Amazon Web Services Institute

Leonardo Quattrucci is Policy Adviser to the Director-General of the European Political Strategy Centre, the European Commission's in-house think that provides strategic advice and policy analysis directly to the President, and leads on EU inter-institutional foresight. Youngest in his role, he coordinates six interdisciplinary teams. Nominated by Forbes Magazine among the 30 Under 30 "top young leaders" in European policy (inaugural cohort) and the recipient of the 2016 edition of "Premio Italia Giovane,” awarded to 10 Italians under 35 for "transmitting and embodying the values of meritocracy and professionalism, and for distinguished achievements in their field." He is also a Junior Fellow of the Aspen Institute and a Future World Fellow at the Centre for the Governance of Change, IE Business School. He sits on the board of the Homo ex Machina Foundation, which uses technology to bridge generational divides, and of the Fourth Sector initiative, which aims to build a better ecosystem for social entrepreneurship globally. Italian, he holds a Master of Public Policy degree from the University of Oxford and studied International Relations at John Cabot University in Rome. Specialising in the future of work and institutional innovation, he co-authored "Citizen-Centred Design: Placing Citizens at the Centre of Policymaking" and regularly contributes opinions to the leading Italian economic and financial newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore and LINC Magazine.