About me

I am the master of my fate,
I am the captain of my soul’
Nelson MANDELA (Morgan Freeman)
in the film ‘Invictus’, by Clint Eastwood

Antonio Bonetti

Antonio Bonetti

Who I am

I am an independent advisor on strategic planning, project management and fundraising.

Since my degree in Economics, I have been conducting both advisory activities and academic research.
Currently I work as free lance consultant, and I am more and more keen on Social Finance, new Business Models of for profit-driven and social enterprises, and Social Innovation.
I am member of the professional network Fundrasing Virtual Hub.

My vision

Antonio Bonetti’s vision is of a world where innovation and public policies are aimed at enhancing people’s access to food, civil rights and economic opportunities to live decently.

My Curriculum Vitae


Key qualifications


with proven experience in EU Affairs and EU funds, Analysis and Evaluation of public policies, Strategic Analysis and Planning for both companies and NGOs, Local Economic Development, Project design and management, Public Finance Management, good governance and decentralisation of public competences, Regional and Rural Policies.


in EU budget and EU funds, international relations of the EU, project planning, evaluation of public policies, impact finance and Social Impact Bonds.

Excellent knowledge of

  1. Result Based Management approach,
  2. Project Cycle Management and Logical Framework Approach,
  3. Methods and techniques of evaluation (both theory-based evaluation and counterfactual impact evaluation),
  4. Methods and tools of Places Marketing,
  5. Strategic and Business planning,
  6. Project Finance and Impact Investing (mainly Social Impact Bonds),
  7. Regulatory framework of EU policies and Funds,
  8. EU grants and EU financial engineering instruments (revolving funds, quasi-equity instruments, loans),
  9. Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship,
  10. Funding models of non-profit organisations and fund raising.

Other skills

  1. Computer literate (Windows OS and MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access; Internet searches).
  2. Strong planning, organization and monitoring abilities, Strong analytical, writing and reporting skills, Good project management skills.
  3. Business-like and thorough, proactive, results oriented and able to work under pressure and in compliance with deadlines.