Gaia Fasso


Gaia is a Head of the Anthemis Institute and works in collaboration with entrepreneurs, academics, business leaders and visionaries to rethink the role of innovation and social impact in Financial Services. Prior to joining Anthemis, Gaia worked at UnLtd, the UK Foundation for Social Entrepreneurs, where she helped design and run the accelerator program Fast Growth and directly advised 11 clients on growth strategies.

Gaia received her Bachelors in Human Rights from the University of Bologna and Masters in Local Economic Development from the London School of Economics. She is fluent in Italian and French. Outside of work, Gaia is a fan of all things creative and outdoors-oriented.


United Nations


Innovation services
Economic policy

Latest posts by
Gaia Fasso

  • One More Week to Apply for the Spring 2017 Anthemis Fellowship March 13, 2017 - “Education is not about filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.” –William Butler Yeats The application for the Spring 2017 Anthemis Fellowship, the launchpad for fintech entrepreneurs, is open until March 17th. Consider this post the nudge you ...
  • 2016-17 Anthemis Fellowship Application Now Open June 27, 2016 - The 2016-17 Anthemis Fellowship program is now open for applications. The Fellowship is our effort to spot and nurture talent in financial services; to find brilliant minds and equip them with the right skills, experiences and perspectives to ...