Marco Torregrossa

Managing director at Euro Freelancers, a synergic network of independent EU affairs professionals and investors specialised in sustainability, collaborative innovation and crowd-sourcing solutions.

Secretary general at the European Forum of Independent Professionals.

Named by PR News a creative practitioner in the EU affairs sector.

Policy and legal advisor specialised in sustainable consumption and production and the impact of self-employment regulations on business and society. Relentlessly building bridges between collaborative consumption and collaborative creation movements as a conduit to nurture skills, work, new forms of wealth and a resource efficient society.

Worked for the past years on multistakeholder approaches along various value chains with industry, financial community, governments and civil society to instigate cross-sectoral collaboration and joint initiatives to align business, capital, markets and society more closely with the sustainability agenda.

Facilitator of numerous physical and virtual platforms, contributing to create win-win alliances, advocate policy change and build capacity of community leaders to scale innovations into various markets. Chair of several advisory boards and coalitions, building relationships with diverse constituencies that resulted in strategic partnerships.

Great passion for how freelancers in the sharing economy and peer-to-peer networks enable and disrupt markets and regulations. I wrote over 250 blog posts and I am a frequent public speaker on the subject, thriving to be on the edge of policy and business.