Filippo Addarii is the Founding Partner, together with Fiorenza Lipparini, and CEO of PlusValue Advisory Ltd, a London-based research and consulting group that provides bespoke social impact investment solutions to align private and public interests. Over the past 15 years, Filippo has been working on an inclusive idea of socio-economic renewal, leveraging the power of networks, open innovation, diffused entrepreneurship and sustainable finance. At the international level he is highly involved in institutional innovation programmes and projects, having developed as his main research focus the evolution of complex social systems, on which he experiments new forms of governance and funding aimed at aligning public and private interests.
His more recent projects with PlusValue include: the development of the social impact strategy for the Australian multinational Lendlease, leader in urban regeneration projects in Italy; the impact assessment model for Intesa Sanpaolo bank’s €1.25 billion non-bankable clients loan programme; the design of an impact accelerator for the inclusion of displaced people in Turkey, commissioned by the Turkish government and designed together with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
For the past 15 years he has served as an independent strategic adviser the European Commission (EC) and the UK Government. He is currently finalizing, together with Lendlease and professional market practitioners, the launch of an impact private equity fund addressing specifically urban transformation and regeneration projects.
He was born in Bologna, Italy, in 1974 and today lives in London, UK. He holds a degree in Philosophy from the University of Bologna and a Master in Urban Sustainability and Resilience from University College London (UCL). He is about to complete his PhD at the Institute of Finance and Technology at UCL.