Luigi Amati is the Chairman of Business Angels Europe, a member of the Board of Directors of IBAN – Italian Business Angels Networks Association and a co-founder and a member of the Board of Directors of Italian Angels for Growth, one of the fastest growing business angels groups in Europe. Mr. Amati serves on the Advisory Group to the European Commission for 2020 Horizon Programme – „Access to Risk Finance“ and “Gender”.
As an entrepreneur he is the Chairman of META, a company providing advisory and financial services in the field of Innovation and Technology Transfer he co-founded in 1993 and actively developed since.
META has invested over 100 million Euro in over 100 start-ups and completed more than 900 international assignments working with over 400 clients including the European Commission, World Bank, Interamerican Development Bank, European Investment Bank, National & Regional Governments, Development Agencies, Public & Private investors, Start-ups & Entrepreneurs.
Mr. Amati graduated summa cum laude in Civil Engineering at the University La Sapienza of Rome and holds a Master Degree in Computational Mechanics, from Aeronautics Department of Imperial College of London University.