Entrepreneur, Founder, Investor, Expert in Global Business Management & Leadership

Ferdinando “Nani” Falco Beccalli is Chairman & CEO of Falco Holding, Senior Founding Partner & Chairman of Falco Global Partners, and President & CEO of Falco Enterprises.

He serves as Senior Advisor of Rhône Group; as Chairman of ASK Chemicals; as a Member of the Board of Directors of the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) in Brussels.

Through his expertise in corporate management, management consulting and as an investor, he is a welcome guest at panel discussions as well as a speaker at meetings and conferences.

Ferdinando Falco Beccalli Lecture topics

  • Is there a future for globalisation?

Brexit, punitive tariffs, nationalistic isolation or supply chain problems – once again the voices calling for the end of globalization are increasing. Nani Falco Beccalli outlines what the future of global trade and division of labor might look like in this changing and increasingly divided world.

  • From a start-up to a thriving venture – The key success factors of Entrepreneurship

Having a business idea or a vision is one thing, delivering sustainable business success is another. With decades of experience in global top management of blue chip companies and as an entrepreneur and investor, Nani Falco Beccalli knows the secret of success for companies of any size.

With his expertise in business management, management consulting and as an investor, he is a welcome guest at panel discussions. As a speaker at meetings and conferences, he speaks on the topics of leadership, entrepreneurship and change management.

More about Nani Beccalli

Prior to his current roles, he spent 40 years at GE. Having started his career in the United States in 1975, he served in leadership positions in the U.S., the Netherlands, Japan, Belgium and Germany, and left the company in 2014 as Senior Vice President and member of the Corporate Executive Council responsible for GE Europe.

He also served on the Science and Technology Advisory Council to European Commission President José Manuel Barroso; on the Supervisory Board of Covestro AG; as President of ENAV S.p.A and of GE Avio S.r.l; as Chairman of the Board of Wellbore Integrity Solutions; as Member of the Board of Neovia Logistics, of Zodiac Pool Systems, Inc., of INTER RAO, of the Foreign Policy Association in New York, of the John F. Kennedy Atlantic Forum in Berlin, of the GE Foundation, of the Junior Achievement Young Enterprise and of the Emmanuel Center Stiftung, and was Member of the Trilateral Commission, of the International Business Advisory Councils of the cities of Jerusalem, Rome and Rotterdam, and of the International Board of Overseers of the Sabancı University in Istanbul. He acted as a Senior Advisor to A.T. Kearney Italia, the Steering Committee of the LUISS School of Government in Rome and was International Advisor to Bocconi University in Milan, to Prime Minister Raffarin of France and to the Polish Minister of Finance in 1995.

In 2007, President Napolitano appointed Ferdinando Falco Beccalli Cavaliere del Lavoro (Knight of Merit for Labor). In 2008, President Sarkozy has granted him the Legion of Honor.

A native of Italy, Mr. Falco Beccalli earned a master’s degree in chemical engineering from the Polytechnic of Torino in Italy.