Advisory board





Renzo BACCOLINI, 42, is a founder of AREA (Analisi e Ricerche Economiche e Aziendali), an economic and finance advisory firm with offices in Bologna and Rome, serving major companies in Italy. Prior to AREA, Renzo was senior economist and an executive officer of Prometeia. As a project finance specialist focusing on public utilities, Renzo also authored Le relazioni pericolose: progetti pubblici e risorse private. Renzo graduated in economics from Bologna University and holds a Master in economics from Columbia University.

Jose Carlos JARILLO, 45, Mr. Jarillo is Professor of "Enterprise Strategy" at the University of Geneva. From 1990 to 1994, Mr. Jarillo has been Professor of General Management and International Strategy, IMD, Lausanne. Mr. Jarillo also holds the position of Senior Group Director for Corporate Development at Campofrio (Spain) on a part-time basis, and serves in several Boards of Directors, as well as being the CEO of an Internet Start-up, active in the B2B sector. Mr. Jarillo is "Doctor en Ciencas Economicas y Empresariales" (Ph. D. in Applied Economics) from the University of Barcelona, Spain. He is also "Doctor of Business Administration" from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University, Boston. Since 1980's, Mr. Jarillo has been heavily involved in consulting activities from small local firms to large multinational corporations, trough-out the world (FMC-Spain, Boehringer-Worldwide, Rio Tinto Minera-Spain, Cummins Engines-Worldwide, World Economic Forum-Switzerland, IDOM-Spain, Stomil Sanok-Poland, ABB Financial Services-Worldwide, Johnson & Johnson-Europe, Krafft-Spain, Danisco-Denmark, Hoffman-Laroche-Worldwide, Exxon-Worldwide, KPMG-Spain, Schindler-Worldwide, Campofrio-Spain, IBM-Europe, Arthur Andersen-Europe, Alcan-Canada, Baxter international-Europe, Unilever-Europe, Telefonica-Spain, LEM-Switzerland, Novo-Denmark, ABN-AMRO-Worldwide).