With more than 18 years of banking activity, Massimiano Tellini has been involved in different fields spanning from credit analysis to trade finance in the UK, from project finance to innovation in Asia Pacific. He currently reports to the GM of the Innovation Center of Intesa Sanpaolo Group, the company devoted to the promotion of innovation and the creation of the Italian innovative ecosystem. He leads the strategic initiative on Circular Economy designed to support the distinctive positioning and ad hoc business activity of one of the most relevant European Financial Institutions in its capacity as Financial Services Strategic Partner of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. He is part of the Circular Economy Financing Expert Group created by the European Commission and author of ‘Re-think’ (2013) – a documentary about the need to reframe present global business models & the discourse about Climate Change. He holds an MBA from the Hong Kong University of Science & Technology and a post MBA Master in Advanced Management from Yale University.