Michelle Perello, is the founder and CEO of Consulta Europa Projects and Innovation a small research and innovation company specialized in territorial development. Michelle Perello holds a Master Degree in International and Diplomatic Science and is currently finalizing her Phd in Innovation Management with a thesis on social innovation. Her research interest lie in the policy design, design thinking applied to policies and in circular economy and social innovation as new paradigm in the field of territorial development. Michelle Perello has been acting as host entrepreneur since 2011. She strongly believes in the mentoring role of experienced entrepreneur not only to transfer business related competences and nurture a network for potential partnerships but also to foster a new culture of entrepreneurship, more responsible and engaged with society.