Elena Piani is a professional with 17 years of experience in managing corporate communications and marketing projects for a range of consulting companies, multinationals and diplomatic institutions. In 2016, Elena launched her own consulting business, Piani Projects, focusing on delivering organisational, CSR and Social Innovation communication projects through research, counselling, and experiential training workshops. Piani Projects supports local organisations on improving corporate well-being and community relations, in defining and implementing strategies and operations focused on reputation building and to positively impact upon local ecosystems. Elena has a multicultural educational background and holds a BA (Hons) in International Business from Brighton University, and a Professional Diploma in Management & Communication of Non-profit Organisations. Fluent in 4+ languages (Italian, English, French, German and some Hebrew), Elena lived in six major cities throughout four different countries, before settling in Florence in 2008 where she now lives with her husband and 2 children.