Marco TorregrossaManaging Director, Euro Freelancers
Marco Torregrossa is Managing Director at Euro Freelancers, a curated marketplace for consulting and legal services on-demand. He’s the Secretary General at the European Forum of Independent Professionals, a European association advocating for policy, business and society to become more conducive to the self-employed way of working.
Marco is also the Coordinator of European Freelancers Week, the world’s largest annual campaign celebrating independent work and helping millions of Europeans discover the Freelance Economy. He is a former policy officer in the EU Commission and a lawyer by training, specialized in new forms of collaborative self-employment, cooperative solo-entrepreneurship, digital work on platforms and the impacts of flexible labor regulations on the future of work.
For the past 13 years, Marco has been leading government relations and advocacy efforts, advising policymakers on the issues that one-person businesses and their ecosystem face. The focus is on better understanding how changes in our economy and society are impacting work, and what public policy approaches can help workers and businesses adjust and succeed in this evolving environment. He has a great passion for how freelancers in the platform economy and blockchain decentralized networks can enable and disrupt markets and regulations.