Meet the top manager Giorgio Giuseppe Mario Basaglia

Giorgio Giuseppe Mario Basaglia is a well-known company manager currently working as senior partner at Yellowknife & Partners, a Milanese consulting firm operating internationally.

A graduate of the Milan Polytechnic in aerospace engineering, Giorgio Giuseppe Mario Basaglia boasts a professional career full of important roles, including institutional ones.

The first assignment of value is within the Pirelli Group, for which Basaglia was the engineer of industrial systems first, and director of international projects, then. This experience has launched the career of the manager who, over the years, has been called by the most important Italian industrial groups to be part of their boards of directors for strategic planning and for the management of national and international projects: in particular we talk about companies like Trenitalia SPA and Fiera di Milano International SPA.

Giorgio Giuseppe Mario Basaglia is also the author of over fifty scientific and technical publications on business management that have had the honor of being translated abroad as well. His is an important formation, just think that he speaks three languages ​​fluently having lived in four different continents and operated in over 100 countries in the world. This allowed him to reach important positions as an institutional consultant: he was in fact a consultant from 1994 to 1998 for the Directorate General for Industry of the European Commission, since 2002 for the Italian Ministries of Communications, European Policies, Culture and Education. Added to this is the position of Councilor of the Vice-President of the Chamber of Deputies and the Minister of European Policies and First Counselor of the Minister of Cultural Heritage and Activities. 

The professional experiences of Giorgio Giuseppe Mario Basaglia certainly do not end here, here are some of the most significant ones besides those mentioned:

  • GREENGEAR GLOBAL Ltd (CAVAGNA GROUP) – Director and COO (2014 – 2016)
  • GREENGEAR ITALIA Srl (CAVAGNA GROUP) – Chief Executive Officer (2015 – 2016)
  • FEDE E SCIENZA FOUNDATION – Project manager (2014 – 2017)
  • CAVAGNA GROUP SpA – Strategic Business Development Director (2013 – 2015)
  • YELLOWKNIFE & PARTNERS Srl – Managing Partner (2007 – 2014)
  • CAMERA DEI DEPUTATI – Director of the Vice President (2008 – 2013)
  • ITALIAN ONTARIO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE (Canada) – Member of the Board and Director of the Milan Office (2009-2011)
  • IARD FOUNDATION – President (2010-2015)
  • LIRICO THEATER OF MILAN – Project Director (2008-2012)
  • FIERA MILANO INTERNATIONAL SpA – Member of the Board of Directors (2007-2009)
  • DON GIL TEXTILHANDEL GmbH (Austria) – Chairman of the Board of Directors (2008-2009)
  • FASHION NETWORK SpA – Member of the Board of Directors (2008 – 2009)
  • ARCUS SpA – Chairman of the Board of Directors (2006)
  • SINEURA SpA – Partner and Managing Director (1999 – 2006)
  • TRENITALIA SpA – Member of the Board of Directors (2003 – 2006)
  • IARD FOUNDATION – Executive Vice President (2001 – 2008)
  • SENATE OF THE REPUBLIC – Councilor (2006-2008)
  • MINISTRY FOR CULTURAL HERITAGE AND ACTIVITIES – First Minister’s Adviser (2005 – 2006)
  • MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, UNIVERSITY AND RESEARCH Consultant (2003 – 2006) and member of the national advisory committee for the OECD project (2001 – 2005)
  • PRESIDENCY OF THE COUNCIL OF MINISTERS – Advisor to the Minister for European Policies (2001 – 2005),
  • EUROPEAN COMMISSION – Consultant and expert (1991 – 1994 and 1998 – 2007)
  • LOMBARDY REGION – Consultant and expert (2003 – 2005)
  • PRESIDENCY OF THE COUNCIL OF MINISTERS – MINISTRY FOR INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGIES – Consultant (2002 – 2005)
  • MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS – Consultant (2002 – 2005)
  • PRESIDENCY OF THE COUNCIL OF MINISTERS – MINISTRY OF EUROPEAN POLICIES – Consultant (2003 – 2005)
  • PRESIDENCY OF THE COUNCIL OF MINISTERS – MINISTRY OF EUROPEAN POLICIES – Mission Structure (2004-2005) – President of the Committee for the mobility of EU citizens
  • SIEMENS BUSINESS SERVICES Ltd – International Business Development Executive (1999-2001)
  • EUROPEAN COMMISSION – GENERAL DIRECTORATE FOR INDUSTRY (1994-1998)
  • POLITECNICO DI TORINO – Teacher (1999-2001)
  • PIRELLI SpA – Director of International Projects of the Pirelli Group (Cables and Tires) (1993-1994)
  • PIRELLI COORDINAZIONE PNEUMATICI SpA – Manager, European Projects (1992 – 1993),
  • PIRELLI COORDINATION PNEUMATICI SpA – Manager, Industrial Systems (1990 – 1992),
  • PIRELLI PNEUMATICI SpA COORDINATION – Industrial Systems Engineer (1985 – 1989)
  • TEMSI SpA – Techniques and management for industrial development – Junior Business Consultant (1983-1985)

As previously mentioned, Giorgio Giuseppe Mario Basaglia is currently engaged as Senior Partner in Yellowknife & Partners, an integrated management and operation consulting company specializing in offering strategic solutions and business development to public, private and non-profit organizations. The company has been operating for over thirty years in various sectors such as: Strategy and change management, Global perspective, Business development, Business project management, Governance, performance and resources. The absolute must of Yellowknife & Partners is to help companies to adopt a global business perspective, supporting their activities with innovative change systems.  Over time, over 2,200 projects have been developed in over 100 countries worldwide. The Yellowknife & Partners with Giorgio Giuseppe Mario Basaglia has finally acquired 33% of Kelvington Home of Arts, a multinational company that operates globally in the search for works of art to be enhanced for investment purposes.

Giorgio Giuseppe Mario Basaglia is also managing partner of Innovo, a young company based in London that deals with the distribution and financing of advanced technologies.