The 6th edition of the 2030 Liguria Think Tank took place throughout 2022, to analyse and examine the Region's investment priorities in alignment with national and European ones, and specifically, the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRRP).

The Think Tank's annual Forum was held on July 12, 2022 at Palazzo Ducale in Genova, and was an opportunity to share and discuss with national and international speakers the initiatives implemented to-date by companies and government and institutions in the region (including those involving management of the COVID-19 crisis), as well as new proposals for relaunching Liguria with focus on the decisive contribution of the maritime economy, tourism and high-tech.


The Forum was participated by Mariastella Gelmini (Minister for Regional Affairs and Autonomies), Alberto Cirio (President, Piedmont Region), and Giovanni Toti (President, Liguria Region).

There were also speeches by: Marco Bucci (Mayor of Genova), Luigi Attanasio (President, Genova Chamber of Commerce), Franco Bernabé (President, Acciaierie d’Italia), Matteo Bigarelli (General Director, Banca Carige – Gruppo BPER), Francesco Bonfiglio (Chief Executive Officer, Gaia-X), Hannan Carmeli (Founder & Managing Partner, TheDOCK, Israele), Maurizio Caviglia (Secretary General, Genova Chamber of Commerce), Daniela Gentile (CEO, Ansaldo Green Tech; Senior Vice President Innovation&Quality, Ansaldo Energia), Federico Delfino (Dean, University of Genova), Valerio De Molli (Managing Partner e CEO, The European House – Ambrosetti), Luigi Ferraris (CEO, Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane), Giuseppe Marino (CEO, Ansaldo Energia), Calogero Mauceri (Extraordinary Commissioner for the Third Pass), Giorgio Metta (Scientific Director, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia), Giovanni Murano (President and CEO, Esso Italiana), Giuseppe Profiti (Coordinator of Liguria's healthcare system), Federico Rampini (Journalist, Corriere della Sera), Andrea Razeto (Vice President, Confindustria Nautica), Giuseppe Sala (Mayor of Milan), Roberto Tomasi (CEO, Autostrade per l’Italia), Ana Belén Sánchez (Advisor of the Spanish Minister for a Just Transition, Ministerio para la Transición Ecológica y el Reto Demográfico – Instituto para la Transición Justa), Stefano Scalera (General Director for NRRP implementation, Treasury Department, Ministry of Economy) e Paolo Emilio Signorini (President, AdSP Mar Ligure Occidentale).

The event was moderated by Giampiero Timossi (Director, Telenord), Gilberto Volpara (Journalist, Primocanale), Luigi Pastore (Journalist, La Repubblica), Emanuele Rossi (Journalist, Secolo XIX).

The initiative was made possible with the collaboration of Regione Liguria and the support of: Autorità di Sistema Portuale del Mar Ligure Occidentale, Esso Italiana, Ansaldo Energia, Unione Industriali della Provincia di Savona, Banca Carige - Gruppo BPER, Camera di Commercio Genova, Camera di Commercio Riviere di Liguria - Imperia La Spezia Savona, Confindustria Nautica, Villa Montallegro, Gruppo Messina.

In 2016, The European House - Ambrosetti launched the “Liguria 2022” initiative, a platform for discussion and dialogue among public and private players to relaunch the development model for the Liguria Region through concrete projects and a shared medium/long-term strategy. The COVID-19 emergency will leave a profound mark on the economy and society and represents a historic moment of discontinuity. A new scenario is opening for the Liguria Region, which looks towards relaunching, development and the future in the transition to “Liguria 2030”.
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