Each member of our team hails from a different background providing us with a rich range of competences, technical skills, languages, and a solid network of contacts. We have expertise in EU policies and processes, strategic communications and public affairs, and many years of experience in the management of EU and international projects. And we can count on very knowledgeable, reliable and creative colleagues to implement new media, web and communication projects.

Luigi Petito


Luigi is our founder and Managing Director

After having worked in the European Parliament he decided to found the company in 2005. As well as leading our work on public affairs, Luigi has a particular expertise in European and international funding.

In addition to provide advice to our clients, Luigi serves has Head of Secretariat for the European Alliance to Save Energy and Secretary General of the European Childhood Obesity Group. He is also one of the 25 experts of the Thematic Network POSCON – Positive Online Content and Services for Children in Europe.

Luigi follows closely the work carried out for all our clients. He is a perfectionist and works hard to ensure that our services are delivered on time, on budget and at the highest quality standard. He has a very positive and problem solving attitude and for this is genuinely appreciated by colleagues and clients.

Luigi is Italian. He holds a degree in law and works through the medium of Italian, English and French.

Antonin Chapelot


Antonin is a junior policy consultant at Business Solutions Europa

Antonin Chapelot joined Business Solutions Europa as Consultant in January 2021, where he works on policy focusing on energy efficiency. Prior to joining BSE, he worked as an energy consultant in Stefan Scheuer Consulting. Previously, Antonin was a trainee in the European Parliament for an MEP and a political group working on transport & energy topics. He holds a double Master in European Affairs from Sciences Po Lille and Aston university. Native french speaker, Antonin is also fluent in English.

Diana Galatus


Diana is a graphic designer at Business Solutions Europa

Diana Galatus is an Architect holding a Master in Science of Architecture from KU Leuven (Belgium) and has experience in graphic/communication design consultancy, enhancing visual communication for specific purposes, both online and offline. She is a BIM (Building Information Modelling) and 3d construction expert. She speaks Romanian, Italian and English.

Matteo Guidi


Matteo is a junior policy consultant at Business Solutions Europa

Matteo Guidi joined Business Solutions Europa as Junior Consultant in January 2020, where he works on policy and communication focusing on energy and sustainability. Prior to joining us, he worked as a EU Affairs Account Executive at Ogilvy Social.Lab, where he adviced EU clients in the digital sector. Previously, Matteo was a Schuman Trainee in the Press Unit of the European Parliament. He holds a Master in European Studies and a Bachelor in International Sciences. An Italian native speaker, Matteo is also fluent in English and French and has a good understanding of Spanish.

Marc Luyckx Ghisi


Marc is a senior advisor at Business Solutions Europa

From 1990 to 1999, he worked under European Commission presidents Jacques Delors and Jacques Santer. As a member of the Cellule de Prospective, he advised the president on the knowledge society and the ethical; cultural, religious, and political dimensions of Europe. Marc studied mathematics and philosophy and has a Ph.D. in Russian and Greek theology. He speaks an impressive French, English, Italian, Dutch, Brazilian Portuguese, Spanish, German, modern Greek and Russian. Marc authored some very interesting articles and book on the knowledge economy. Among them The Knowledge Society. A Breakthrough Toward Genuine Sustainability a superb synthesis of today’s burning issues of globalization, the transition to post-industrial futures, the growth of post-carbon, “green” economies worldwide, changing paradigms in science, economics and management — all enfolded in a deep cultural analysis of changing ethical, religious and spiritual values.

 

Senta Marenz


Senta is Director at Business Solutions Europa

Senta has several years of experience advising clients, consisting of corporations and associations in the energy, water and sustainability fields.
Before joining BSE, Senta gained experience working at the Cabinet of the European Commissioner for competition and has worked for the Council of the European Energy Regulators and international law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Tel Aviv, supporting international investment arbitration practice. Senta began her career in the Energy Community Secretariat in Vienna, where she contributed to the establishment of the Investor-State Dispute Resolution Forum.

Senta graduated in Law at the University of Ljubljana and holds a LL.M in European Energy Law and Policy from the University of Eastern Finland. 

Besides her Slovene mother-tongue, she is fluent in English and Croatian and has a good knowledge of French. She is driven by curiosity and has the ability to apply lessons learned from past experiences to new challenges.

Giuseppe Petito


Giuseppe is Partner and Finance Director at Business Solutions Europa.

He has more than 10 years’ experience in the field of consultancy and project management, managing multi-million grants on behalf of public authorities and multi-national corporations. Giuseppe is an expert in strategy and organisation. He holds a university degree in business administration from Bocconi University and a master in Quality & Environmental Management Systelms. 

He is Italian and he speaks Italian, English and Spanish.

Milena Vergara Santiago


Milena is communication lead at Business Solutions Europa

After graduating in Visual Design and Photography in Ghent, Milena Vergara Santiago enrolled in a Master in Multilingual Communication and International Relations at the ULB (Brussels). After her experience as a Blue Book trainee at the European Commission in the offices of the Representation of the Commission in Belgium, Milena joined Business Solutions Europa in 2020 as a Communication Consultant. She provides communications support to our clients ranging from social media managing and monitoring to events planning. Milena speaks Spanish, English, Dutch and French.

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