Gaia Fasso


Gaia Ines Fassò heads the Anthemis Institute. Passionate about putting financial services at the service of society and the environment, Gaia worked as a strategy consultant in financial services, where she advised clients on innovation and digital strategy. Prior to that, Gaia worked in the not-for-profit sector, advising social startups and community-based organisations on growth and investment strategies, and founded an education charity for refugees.

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 ...