ANGELO CONSOLI

President TIRES-CETRI (Third Industrial Revolution European Society-Circolo Europeo per la Terza Rivoluzione Industriale)

Born in Brindisi in 1957 and graduated in Law in Bari in 1981, Angelo Consoli is the Director of the European Office of Jeremy Rifkin since 2002, and in this capacity he took an active part in the definition and implementation of international strategies on sustainability, energy, climate and the environment for the European Union, and for a number of European local authorities.

Among the main European leaders that he has advised in these fields, one can mention Romano Prodi, Josè Emanuel Barroso, Angela Merkel, José Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, Georges Papandreu, José Socrates, David Cameron, Janez Jansa, Jean-Louis Borloo, Carl Bildt, Jean -Claude Juncker, Prince Alberto Grimaldi of Monaco, Claude Juncker, Maroš Šefčovič.

At the Italian level, he was an adviser to Nichi Vendola, President of the Puglia Region, Raffaele Lombardo, President of the Sicilian Region, Claudio Martini President of the Tuscany Region, Gianni Alemanno, Mayor of Rome, and the Minister for the Environment Alfonso Pecoraro Scanio with whom he collaborated to develop the feed in tariff system for renewable energies known as "Conto Energia".

The major companies he has advised include IBM, Philips, Acciona, Bouygues, Diamler, EPIA, UTC-Hydrogen solutions, Hydrogenics and AWEA.

Coordinator of the European campaign for the creation of the hydrogen and fuel cell technology platform in 2003.

Coordinator of European campaigns for the approval of the European third industrial revolution strategies in energy and environmental  (20 20 20 and the energy climate package of 2010 and the circular economy package of 2014 Commissioner Potocnik (Barroso Ii Commossion) and the campaign for the Energy Union, (Juncker Commission, Vice President Šefčovič)

He elaborated the strategic Slow Food platform for energy and sustainable systemic productions, which he presented together with Carlo Petrini at the Terra Madre event in 2010.

He is Contract professor for courses and masters in environmental and energy subjects for the University of Gastronomic Sciences of Pollenzo, the Master GEM (Green Economy Management) of the Sapienza University of Rome and for the Polis School Institute of Political Studies of the Link University of Rome.

Coordinator for a number of Master Plans for the energy transition of Third Industrial Revolution post carbon scenarios (Nord Pas de Calais, Monaco, Utrecht, Rome, Sicily), founder and coordinator of the Alliance for Circular Economy (ACE) in 2016.

He wrote and presented the TV program "Europa Domani" of the Europa 7 broadcaster in 2004/2005.

He is currently a member of the Scientific Committee of the Univerde Foundation chaired by Alfonso Pecoraro Scanio and is a columnist for the broadcaster Tele Ambiente for which he has a weekly column entitled "Fuori dal Coro".

Publications.

Diritto di sciopero e regolamentazione normativa (1981)
Riforma sanitaria e diritti dei lavoratori (1981)
Il rapporto di lavoro del socio di cooperativa (1981)
Ipotesi per una riforma del collocamento (1982)
Energia al Lavoro 

– Quaderni di Rassegna Sindacale (2010)
L’Italia non spenga il sole

– AA VV Aracne Editrice (2014)

Territorio Zero: Verso una società a emissioni rifiuti e km zero-edizioni 

– Minimum Fax (2013)

Collaboration to the book The Third Industrial Revolution by Jeremy Rifkin published in English by Penguin and in Italian by Mondadori) (2012).

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