Francesco Castellano

Francesco Castellano holds a Master degree in Business Administration, and he has gathered almost twenty years of experience in research, finance, consulting, and business management. During this time, he was engaged in different types of projects as a consultant at Bain & Company, launched Uber operations in Turin, and worked in the FP&A department at General Electric.

Lately, he founded Tondo, a cluster of organizations focusing on spreading Circular Economy approaches and concepts, and supporting companies in the transition to a clean and circular future. Francesco is also the ideator and coordinator of the Re-think Circular Economy Forum, a format of events organized in many different locations in Italy showcasing the most relevant Circular Economy solutions.

Francesco has been a guest speaker at different universities and events, like Federico II University, Bocconi University, LIUC - Cattaneo University, Pavia University, Padua University, Catholic University, IPE Business School, 24ORE Business School, Campus Party, Torino Stratosferica, Visionary Days.

Francesco is passionate about Circular Economy, Cleantech Innovations, Venture Building and Entrepreneurship.

Taranto becomes more circular with Tondo

On 6 December 2023, a meeting dedicated to the Taranto Circolare Project, conceived and implemented by Tondo, was held in the Salone degli Specchi of Taranto City Hall.

Re-Think Circular Economy Forum returns to Taranto

Re-think – Circular Economy Forum will take place in presence on October 17 and 18, 2023 at the Ionian Department of the University of Bari in Taranto and will then be followed on October 19 by the Circular Bootcamp.

What is Taranto Circolare?

Taranto Circolare will be a virtual platform that will promote circular and sustainable businesses, organizations and activities based in Taranto.

Hacking The City | Design a Circular Future

Tondo, in collaboration with Nodes and with the sponsorship of Fondazione Cariplo, is organizing the second edition of Hacking the City – Design a Circular Future. This is a Hackathon aimed at bachelor’s and master’s degree students, doctoral students and recent graduates.

Measuring circularity with Tondo

Measuring circularity is increasingly becoming a relevant issue for companies, both because it allows them to understand possible areas on which to act to improve circularity and be more sustainable.

Endless recycling: is it possible?

During the last Re-think in Milan, Kirsi Terho, Key Account Director of Infinited Fiber, spoke. Infinited fiber is an innovative startup from the perspective of developing new infinitely recyclable materials so that the textile industry is more sustainable.