Alessandro
Pastore


Pastore
Italy Executive Director Business Development Camfridge Adjunct Faculty
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BIO

Alessandro is executive director of Camfridge Ltd, which aims to become the world-wide leader in high efficient gas-free refrigeration technology based on magnetic properties of solid state materials. In 2005 he co-founded the company and brought to it a wealth of knowledge about large organizations and how to sell to them, as well as a vital international perspective having worked in Italy, France, UK, Argentina, Brazil and Germany. He is regularly invited to speak at clean tech and climate change conferences and radio programs.

Before this venture he had been working internationally for 12 years for blue chip companies with increasing level of responsibility. The last position held was Market Strategy Vice President at Siemens Com. At BBS in 2011 he co-founded the track in Green Energy and Sustainable Businesses of the GMBA program where he is now the industry leader. Since the a.y. 2020/21 he has been also co-director of studies of the online Executive Master in Sustainability Transition Management. In 2005 he co-founded and launched “UNIBO Launch Pad” (now “Reactor”), the first Italian University-wide entrepreneurial acceleration program designed to foster and cultivate the entrepreneurial talent of scientists. Since 2019 he has been Adjunct Professor of “Mineral Resource Economics and Management” at Unibo. For leisure, Alessandro likes to discover Europe by bicycle. Alessandro got an MBA from the Collège des Ingénieurs, Paris and a PhD from the Politecnico di Torino.

COURSES

The ultimate purpose of the course is to explore the many dimensions of new venture creation & growth in independent as well corporate settings looking at both process and people involved in assessing ideas, exploiting opportunities, and converting concepts into green businesses. The candidates will develop a methodological toolkit to design, understand, and evaluate a green business project thanks also to the exposure to topics such as: key levers of value creation for green businesses operating in global scenarios; how to incorporate the latest evidences from climate change science into your scenario analyses; technical and scientific concepts commonly used in comparing efficiency of different technologies. The capstone project for this course will require you to work as a team of consultants offering advice to a real green start-up on how to push the company forward from a marketing and strategic perspective.

Green Energy and Sustainable Businesses

The ultimate purpose of the course is to explore the many dimensions of new venture creation & growth in independent as well corporate settings looking at both process and people involved in assessing ideas, exploiting opportunities, and converting concepts into green and sustainable businesses that can really add up to a global sustainable strategy. The candidates will develop a methodological toolkit to design, understand, and evaluate green business projects. The capstone project for this course will require you to work as a team of consultants offering advice to a real-world green start-ups, using the tools you have accumulated in the course.

Sustainability Transition Management
Sustainability Transition Management (Part-time)