Deputy Director General, ETNO
Alessandro Gropelli is Deputy Director General of ETNO, the European Telecoms Association, and a Board member of GeSI, the Global Enabling Sustainability Initiative. Alessandro joined ETNO in 2013, where is in in charge of strategy and communications, and he is an expert of tech policy and sustainability matters.
Prior to joining ETNO, Alessandro was the European Affairs Advisor at Vodafone Group and ViceChairman at the m-commerce working group of GSMA Europe, the global association of mobile operators. In 2010, he worked as part of the Brussels team of Telecom Italia. In 2009, he served as public relations officer at the European Parliament. He holds an Executive MBA from Copenhagen Business School (2021). He graduated in public management from Bocconi University in Milan (2009), but also spent short periods of study at the Hitotsubashi University of Tokyo (2008) as well as at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2018) and Berkeley Haas (2016).