Boards of Experts

Here you can find our International Board of Experts. They are worldwide experts that form the consultative organ of the Slow Food Coffee Coalition, who actively give suggestions, thoughts and vision to make this a real collaborative network.
Rossella Angius

Rossella Angius

Italy

Slow Food Italy.

Alessio Baschieri

Alessio Baschieri

Italy

Roaster and founder of L’Albero del Caffè.

Massimo Battaglia

Massimo Battaglia

Italy

Research Leader at the La Marzocco Espresso Academy.

Emanuele Bernabei

Emanuele Bernabei

Italy

Founder of Picapau, Picapau Coffee School and SCA Trainer. 

Sandro Bonacchi

Sandro Bonacchi

Italy

Trainer for SCA and co-founder of B. Farm.

John Casazza

John Casazza

USA

Consultant in sustainable agriculture development.

Giacomo Celi

Giacomo Celi

Italy

Sustainability director for Mercon Coffee.

Mario Cerutti

Mario Cerutti

Italy

Chief Institutional Relations and Sustainability Officer in Lavazza.


Elisa Criscione

Elisa Criscione

Italy

Creator of Digital Coffee Future.

Paolo Di Feo

Paolo Di Feo

Italy

Owner of Boutic Caffè

Stephany Escamilla Femat

Stephany Escamilla Femat

Mexico

Asociación de Mujeres en café,  Slow Food Mexico e founder of the Comunity Bosque, Niebla and Coffee Xalapa.

Maurizio Galiano

Maurizio Galiano

Italy

Coordinator of the Lavazza Foundation development projects.

Andrej Godina

Andrej Godina

Italy

SCA Trainer

Carolina Guercio

Carolina Guercio

Italy

Lavazza Foundation.

Mauro Illiano

Mauro Illiano

Italy

Curatore Guida dei Caffè e delle Torrefazioni d’Italia.

Francesco Impallomeni

Francesco Impallomeni

Italy

Roaster at Nordic Roasting Co.

Pacita Juan

Pacita Juan

Philippines

Slow Food Councilor for Southeast Asia.

Misoo Kim

Misoo Kim

South Korea

Producer and part of the Slow Food Korea Board.

Bianca Maschio

Bianca Maschio

Italy

Q Arabica Grader and green coffee import and export.

Gerardo Hernández Martínez

Gerardo Hernández Martínez

Mexico

Doctor in Ecology and Management of Natural Resources. 

Prunella Meschini

Prunella Meschini

Italy

Co-owner of the roastery Le Piantagioni del Caffè.


Erminia Nodari

Erminia Nodari

Italy

Roaster and owner of Critical Coffee.

Lucia Riviera

Lucia Riviera

Guatemala

FAO

Veronica Rossi

Veronica Rossi

Italy

Coordinator of the Lavazza Foundation development projects.

Giancarlo Samaritani

Giancarlo Samaritani

Italy

Co-author of the documentary “In viaggio col Mercante”; expert coffee storyteller.


Francesco Sanapo

Francesco Sanapo

Italy

Barista and owner of Ditta Artigianale.

Nora Šmahelová

Nora Šmahelová

Czech Republic / Italy

 World Coffee Events Representative & La Marzocco.

Francesca Surano

Francesca Surano

Italy

Co-owner coffee plantation in Honduras.

Maria Trompetto

Maria Trompetto

Italy

Global Brand Manager Food service channel in Lavazza.

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Slow Food Communities

We aim to create connections and improve the relationship between producers and consumers. As the name ‘coalition’ already suggests, we are an inclusive network open to people from different backgrounds and expertise that want to make a significant impact, together.