Pietro Bertazzi

Pietro joined the GRI Secretariat in 2010. As Deputy Director - Policy and Global Affairs, his primary focus is to proactively contribute to GRI’s full grasp and mastery of the policy field of sustainability reporting. He ensures strong and dynamic resource mobilizations with policy makers and capital markets operators and regulatory bodies as well as international organizations. He has been leading GRI activities related to major global and regional policy processes such as the Rio+20 Conference, the EU directive on Non-Financial Reporting and 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Before joining GRI, Pietro worked for the Italian Section and the EU Institutions Liaison Office of Amnesty International on the issues of corporate accountability for human rights violations and International Financial Institutions’ impact on human rights. Right before moving to Amsterdam he worked in the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Team of a large Italian multinational company, contributing to the definition of the Group Sustainability Policy and Sustainability Report.

Pietro grew up in the South of Italy and lived in Rome, Strasbourg, Milano, Brussels and Amsterdam. He graduated in Public European and International Law at LUISS University in Rome, Italy. He holds a Master in Management and Governance of Non Profit (LUISS University), a Master in Corporate Citizenship (Fondaca, Sant’Anna di Pisa, Boston College) and a Master in Economics and Management of Environment and Energy (Bocconi University).