Carlo Figà Talamanca is the CEO and owner of SGFE, an international award winning social business, which produces clean and sustainable charcoal from biomass waste. Talamanca is also a member of the Board of Directors of the European Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia and the chairman of Eurocham’s Green Business Committee. He obtained a Master’s Degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Rome and he started his professional career in in the consulting business in Italy, joining the international technology transfer group INNOVA S.p.A. In 2005 he moved to Boston, where he became CEO of the American branch of INNOVA and led international technology transfer projects between Europe, United States and Latin America. He works in Cambodia since 2010, where, besides managing SGFE, he also works as a consultant and adviser for international development organizations and NGOs.