Head of Competence Centre on Technology Transfer, European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Alessandro Fazio started his career in investment banking with Deutsche Bank and then Merrill Lynch. Between 2004 and 2011 he spent a number of years working in the early stage investment sector and was exposed to a wide variety of technologies and industry.
Alessandro has keen interest in the technology transfer and in how to support the growth and expansion of innovation ecosystems using a holistic approach covering capacity building, financing and infrastructure investment.
Alessandro joined the European Commission in 2011 and currently acts as head of the Joint Research Centre's Competence Centre on Technology Transfer.