Matteo
Franza

Institutional Relations Office

Institutional Relations Office

In UTOPIA since April 2021, Matteo is part of the Monitoring and Institutional Relations Office, where he mainly focuses on innovation-related topics.

Born in Lecce, but feels at home in Rome, where he graduated in General Management and Finance at LUISS Guido Carli. Before joining Utopia he worked for Matter, a facilitation company. He is highly experienced in supporting the solution design process in multicultural and international environment. Matteo designed and faciltiated collaborative workshops for multinational companies, NGOs and UN agencies, in Italy and abroad. For UNICEF and WHO he facilitated the definition of the immunisation plan that led to the eradication of polio in Pakistan and Nigeria. He travels east as soon as he can. He is passionate about literature, listens to old movie soundtracks, and believes he is great at cooking. He loves sunsets and makes a podcast about faraway places.