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Knowsley Author and Innovator Appointed Hon Snr Visiting Fellow

Italian-born British entrepreneur, author, Hon Consul for San Marino and Freeman of the City of London, Dr Maurizio Bragagni, has been appointed Hon Senior Visiting Fellow at Cass Business School, London. Dr Bragagni, who has a doctorate in law from the University of Pisa in Italy, studied for his master’s in business administration at the London Business School, graduating in…

IFB – A Shared Passion for Collaboration, Openness and Innovation

On the 24th of February 2021 Honorary Consul of the Republic of San Marino and Esharelife Foundation Chairman, Dr Maurizio Bragagni was invited as a guest panelist to join a discussion organised by the Institute for Family Business (IFB) titled “A Shared Passion for Collaboration, Openness and Innovation – Family Entrepreneurs in the UK and the DACH Region Facing Brexit…

Dr Bragagni re-proposes reflections of the Value of Talent

The Value of Talent March 2018 Many people in Italy speak and write about “the brain drain” and “overseas talent”.  Few of them go back to the true meaning of this term. But only by knowing its exact meaning can we understand what it represents for the Italy of today. So let’s see. A “talent” was once an ancient unit…

Truss India Trip Secures New £Billions Trade Relationship

The UK Government, which continues to push forward with international trade agreements, has announced significant advances in securing a free trade deal with India. Secretary of State Liz Truss shared the news as she concluded a 5-day visit to the country aimed at securing an enhanced trading relationship with the world’s largest democracy and confirming a number of investment wins…

DIT Advisor Bragagni welcomes Pacific Free Trade Area CPTPP Application

The government is seeking to join one of the world’s largest free-trade areas, a move that would position the UK at the heart of emerging economies in the Pacific and support domestic jobs.  One of the industry leaders advising the Department for International Trade as Brexit trade deals were negotiated and agreed, Dr Maurizio Bragagni said: “I am delighted to…

British Global Industrialist Welcomes Swiss Deal

Department for International Trade advisor, British global industrialist Dr Maurizio Bragagni, added his congratulations to the Government as it today announced it had secured an access agreement for UK service businesses trading in Swiss markets. One of the Government’s hand-picked business leaders making up the Department’s TAG (Trade Advisory Groups) intelligence bank, Dr Bragagni, CEO of independent cable manufacturer, Tratos,…

Bragagni offers praise for Mexico Deal

Tratos CEO Dr Maurizio Bragagni added his congratulations to the UK Government as it announced it today (December 15th 2020) signed a significant trade deal with Mexico, securing tariff-free trade and other benefits for British businesses and consumers. Head of Britain’s leading global independent cable innovation company, Dr Bragagni is part of the Department for International Trade’s elite TAG community…

Italians Abroad and the lost Dolce Vita

First 100 Days Starts with a Non-Start for Italy’s Governance
An alliance between the far-right League and populist 5 Star Movement — long touted as the most likely solution to leading the country — squared up to its first test, and was found wanting.