Speeches

Dr. Maurizio Bragagni is vocal about matters concerning the future of our planet. A devoted patron of the arts and charitable works, he is passionate about technological innovation and is actively campaigning for higher minimum standards in construction and other industries. Here you can access some of his public speeches on matters of concern for all.

Dr Maurizio Bragagni on receiving the OBE award at Watermen’s hall (2021)

I am very honoured by your meaningful presence in this beautiful room to celebrate my awards and gradual return to life as it was before the pandemic. Everything started from the City, my MBA, my home, my life.

Living a meaningful life – Speech by Dr Maurizio Bragagni on receiving the OBE award at In & Out Naval Military Club (2021)

As you may have noticed, all the tables tonight have a specific name, which is relevant to San Marino. I am sitting at the Abraham Lincoln table. This is because, when presented with San Marino’s honorary citizenship, Abraham Lincoln accepted with the words: “Although your dominion is small, your State is nevertheless

Belluzzo – International Partners -“Tax and Legal Update 2021”

Sustainability in its broadest sense will be the key to success when the world re-opens for business.  I am not anticipating a ‘return’ to normal.  I’m planning for a new normal which will accommodate uncertainties that will gradually shrink as world health and economies adjust.  

Institute for Family Business (IFB) (2021)

How family entrepreneurs can position their businesses to respond to these enormous challenges? The challenges we are facing don’t differentiate between businesses owned and run by families and corporate businesses with no family connections. 

Regent College London Graduation Ceremony speech (2021)

It gives me a huge honour and great pleasure to address this virtual graduation ceremony, held in extraordinary circumstances due to Covid-19 pandemic, nevertheless marking a major transitional and significant moment in your life. 

Queen’s Award presentation Speeche (2019)

Today’s event celebrates our company’s Queen’s Award for Enterprise. Tratos won this important award for innovation; something that we have built our culture around.

Bolton University Hon Doctorate Speech (2019)

“When you were young, you gird yourself, and walked where you would: but when you shall be old, you shall stretch forth your hands, and another shall gird you, and carry you where you would not.” John chapter 21 v. 18.

The Bayes Business School (2019)

How did I choose to join the Family Business? Simple, my uncle, the president of the company Ing Albano Bragagni, offered me to join the company. I remember as today, I was just graduated from the university in Pisa in Law, and I came back home…

Italian Chamber Investment Analysis Interview (2018)

There is a long-standing relationship between Italy and Britain.  During WWII our village was destroyed by German forces.  It was the British who came to our aid, who saved our people.  That is the first and very important reason – cordial relations, an understanding of the culture and a desire to help create jobs and contribute to the UK economy.

University of Notre Dame (2018)

On Free Markets, Government, and Human Action
America has been a shining example of the rewards of a liberal democracy – a gateway to potential – accessible to anyone with talent, focus and a strong work ethic.  Its effect on Democracy is the common thread that runs across the ‘power states’ of the 21st Century, and almost all of the centuries before it.  

Italian Chamber of Commerce in Florence (2018)

I’m delighted to be here with you to share some insights on Brexit, Business and working in Britain. Right now Brexit is in a revolving door. Some are pushing for in, others for out. The door only revolves one way – it remains to be seen who gets out where.

Feport – Sea Change Will Drive Ports to Power Up (2017)

The seas have always presented challenge and change to business, and to politicians working internationally.  Change it seems is the one constant in maritime business, and that much-used phrase ‘sea change’ certainly describes new developments in one of the world’s biggest industries.

University of Deusto – Opening Cerimony of Master’s programme (2017)

Today​ ​I​ ​would​ ​like​ ​to​ ​talk​ ​about​ ​things​ ​that​ ​change​ ​the​ ​world. The​ ​new​ ​thinking​ ​and​ ​new​ ​skills,​ ​the​ ​emerging​ ​technology​ ​and​ ​the​ ​creativity​ ​it​ ​enables​ ​–​ ​all of​ ​which​ ​are​ ​being​ ​harnessed​ ​differently​ ​-​ ​used​ ​differently​ ​-​ ​to​ ​change​ ​how​ ​we​ ​live,​ ​work, communicate​ ​and​ ​play.

Sraffa Keynes Award – Acceptance speech (2016)

It is a very great honour to be here this evening, amidst such illustrious and inspiring company. When I received the news from Leonardo that I would be awarded with the Sraffa Keynes, I immediately perceived the weight of the responsibility.