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IEC Lean Mobility Project

On behalf of the IEC Market Strategy Board, I recently led the project to launch a new interactive website which explores the topic of mobility. Using a future approach, the website presents three scenarios – authority, people and technology –  to better understand how mobility could evolve when considered alongside…

Thank You for supporting my OBE appointment

The arrival of the news of the award from Her Majesty the Queen for my services to the UK business community has overwhelmed me. I am humbled and honored by this incredible recognition: Officer of the British Empire (OBE).  Looking back on my life, I see a young boy, born…

One-World Covid Response Gives Cause for Hope

I had my first Covid 19 vaccination this week (28th April 2021) at one of the many centres in London.   It was not the efficiency – although that was there – or the speed of the process – again that was evident – that humbled me.  It was the warmth,…

Raw materials’ price increase is a temporary phenomenon

As an entrepreneur with more than two decades of experience in cable-making, I have never seen market conditions nowadays. The prices of many raw materials are hiking with every passing day, and it seems inevitable to pass some of the increased costs for products to the end-users. The covid-19 pandemic…

MERSEYSIDE ADVISOR TO LIZ TRUSS WELCOMES NEW FREE TRADE REPORT

The UK must get behind the Trade Secretary’s plan to reduce free trade barriers, launched today, or prepare itself for the worst – says Department for International Trade Advisory Group member, Merseyside businessman Dr Maurizio Bragagni. Today’s report offers new thinking around the United Kingdom’s trade policy, spelling out the case for…

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…

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…

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….