Stefan Moritz has a long years experience in EU-funded economic development projects with international partner networks all over the continent. After his studies in Sociology he started his career at a consulting firm in Rimini, in 1995, and founded later in 1999 together with other 4 partners his own Consulting Firm AREA EUROPA scrl, with seats in Bologna and – since 2013 – in Bruxelles. He lead this company from 1999 until 2013, and manages since then the Bruxelles office, assisting mainly the European Confederation of Associations of Small Medium-sized Enterprises (CEA-PME) as Executive Forum Manager for Access to Finance Services and Solutions.
He is an experienced and successful Senior Project Manager for local/regional and sectoral economic development consulting, European network management and strategic advisor. One of his special competences is the facilitation of participatory events and processes, for workshops, professional teams and public interest processes.
Stefan Moritz is German, and speaks fluently English, Italian and Spanish, as well as averagely well French and Dutch.