Nicola is a mechanical engineer, trainer, speaker, consultant & researcher on Sustainable Design, Circular Economy and Green Entrepreneurship. Since 2009 founder and director of Ecologing, a consultancy firm, that aims to spread circular thinking in the Mediterranean region & Latin America countries.
International speaker, he has been teaching and provoking thousands of people to think differently about sustainability and environmental challenges at important universities and business school in the past 5 years He has been, also, exploring how to help organisations to shift towards a new economic paradigm, creating the Ecocanvas, an “eco” update of Business Model Canvas.
He works as external expert for UNEP since 2011. In 2015 he has co-designed and developed the Green Entrepreneurship training materials for the SWITCHMED for the MENA region. At the moment, he is still involved the second stage, where the 45 best projects are being selected, supported and accelerated..
He is currently working as Circular Business Design & Entrepreneurship at Circolae / utopic_US.
He loves anthropology, travelling and learning from different cultures, observing and experiencing adventures to generate a valuable and inspirational impact to those people that I find along the way.