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Executive Director

Enrico Testi

Enrico Testi has managed ARCO since 2009.

With 10 years of experience in research and consulting, both in Italy and abroad, his areas of expertise include social business, social responsibility, monitoring& evaluation, impact evaluation and local development.

In 2011 Enrico co-founded and started managing, as Director of International Relations, the Yunus Social Business Centre University of Florence, in partnership with Nobel Peace Prize laureate Muhammad Yunus.

In 2012 he created and launched a pilot program to create an enabling eco-system for Social Enterprises and Social Innovation in Pistoia called “Social Business City Program” . The programme has been running since 2014 in Barcelona and since 2018 in Taoyuan.
In 2017 Enrico got his PhD in Economics and Management of Enterprises and Local Systems at the University of Florence with a thesis titled “Analysing social enterprises and their ecosystem”.

During his career, Enrico Testi performed missions in Romania, Ukraine, Ethiopia, Morocco, Brazil, Tanzania, Dominican Republic, Bulgaria, Turkey and Bangladesh.


Executive Director

Mail: enrico.testi[at]pin.unifi.it

Linkedin: Enrico Testi