Plant Based Summit


Mariagiovanna VETERE


Global Public Affairs Director


As NatureWorks Global Public Affairs Director, Mariagiovanna represents the company on public and legislative affairs. Her responsibilities include Government relations, product Circular Economy options, feedstock and biomass sustainability aspects, bioeconomy and interface with relevant industry associations and external stakeholders. Mariagiovanna manages an extensive network and relationships with the Plastics industry associations, Brand Owners associations and NGOs; she has practical experience in how the legislative process is implemented both in EU and USA. Mariagiovanna brings a strong background well suited to this space, having spent 10 years at Corepla, the Italian consortium for Plastics Packaging Collection, Recycling and Recovery. Her previous experience is with consulting company KPMG where she was focused on Business Process Reengineering. Mariagiovanna holds a master’s degree in economics.