Laura Amadesi is a Management Consultant and Lecturer in Management Consulting and Business Laboratory at the University of Bologna. He is currently a partner of MeA Consulting, a consulting firm she founded in 2008, where she mainly follows M&A Advisory projects, strategic planning, management control and budgeting, reorganization and change management and internationalization. She is a Board member of Interporto Bologna. She was previously a member of the Board of Directors of TBS Group, Director of Corporate Development and Sales, and Managing Director of the Spanish subsidiary of FMR Group in Madrid, General Manager in an Internet start up dedicated to electronic commerce of luxury products made in Italy and Consultant in Bain & Company Italy. Graduated in Electronic Engineering at the University of Bologna, she obtained a Master in Business Administration at Profingest (now Bologna Business School).