Francesco Bicciato is Secretary General of the Sustainable Finance Forum (Forum per la Finanza Sostenibile).
He has previously worked for public and private international organizations such as the United Nations, where he acted as Programme Manager. Since the early 90s, he has been an active supporter and advocate of ethical finance and has managed microcredit and social finance institutions. He was also vice-president of FEBEA (European Federation of Ethical and Alternative Banks).
Francesco has written and published many papers on ethical finance and international cooperation and has gained teaching experiences in both Italian and international universities.
He holds a PhD in Political Geography and Economics at the University of Padua.