Emanuele Di Francesco

Communications and Events Manager

Since 2021, Emanuele is the Communications and Events Manager of the World Resources Forum, where he is responsible for the coordination of the WRF conferences, the communication activities of the organisation and project-related dissemination tasks.

Between 2017 – 2019, he was the Co-founder & Business Development Lead of Orthoponics, an Italian start-up working on vertical farming technology and as an enabler for open innovation projects between corporates and start-ups internationally.

Since 2018, he is also the Founder and Editor of Circular Conversations, an independent online media platform working at the intersection of science, entrepreneurship, art and community engagement.

With an academic background in Economics and Philosophy, Emanuele is an experienced event organizer, and a communication coach for start-ups.