Paolo is part of Clariant’s Business Line Biofuels & Derivatives, which develops and commercializes cellulosic biofuels and bio-based renewables technologies for the Swiss specialty chemicals company Clariant, since 2012. As Head of Sales and Marketing he oversees the out-licensing of cellulosic ethanol and sugar production plants. Previously Paolo worked as Business Development Manager for Biofuels Partners, an Italian consultancy with specific expertise in the bioliquid and biodiesel sector. Prior to joining Biofuels Partners, he worked for Aon Insurance in Milan and Rotterdam as an Internal Auditor and later as a Business Development Manager focusing on the renewable energy sector. Paolo graduated in 2000 from the Politecnico di Milano with a degree in Management and Production Engineering, before completing his internship at McKinsey & Company in Milan as a Business Analyst.