Welcome on board Marta
We are delighted that Marta Foresti will join the Moleskine Foundation family as Senior Advisor. Her experience will tremendously contribute to the continuous effort of grounding our mission of “Creativity for Social Change” in sound analysis and evidence of the impact of our work. We will collaborate on various new initiatives in creative sectors and economic and social change.
Marta is the founding Executive Director of ODI Europe, where she also served as Managing Director and established the Human Mobility Initiative. She leads the Africa-Europe Mayors Dialogue and has pioneered highly innovative work on design and creativity for people and the planet. She is currently developing LAGO, a new organization to better leverage local innovation and action to address global challenges through creative and innovation-led approaches.
Marta also worked as a Senior Policy Advisor at the Italian Ministry of Finance, where she advised the ministerial team on regional and local development policies and programs. She has over 25 years of research, policy formulation, and delivery and management experience. She holds a master’s degree in logic and philosophy of science from the London School of Economics and a BA from Milan State University.