Paolo Patruno

Paolo Patruno
Counsellor

Growing up in an environment with a strong attitude to business and entrepreneurship, he acquired a strong passion for the industrial policies, the development of business ventures and the impact assessment of the public policies on industry. The willingness to learn and to have an international point of view brought Paolo to become a successful professional in the global food sector, having several cooperation with international organizations, journals, universities and companies. He is member of working and advisory groups, serving as deputy secretary general for CLITRAVI, one of the most important European trade association representing the meat sector, the first pillar of the EU food supply chain in terms of annual turnover. Before joining CLITRAVI, he worked for Federalimentare, the Italian Food and Drink Industry Federation, where he was both General counseil and in charge of the EU affairs, for UEAPME (representing Confartigianato and CNA) and for a relevant law firm.