A specialist in regional and urban studies, Mr. Mariani advises on regional development strategies, program and project implementation, strategic planning, best practices, public-private partnerships, technology-led economic development, institutional development and governance. He has provided research and advisory services to a host of international clients
Philippe is an internationally experienced, results-oriented expert with extensive negotiation skills and ability to understand integrated global business perspectives. He is currently providing organizational strategic vision and planning for the number one innovation Hub and the leading and most innovative eco-system in Europe.

Philippe has directed successful cluster-driven strategic Public Private Projects for many countries in the world. He has extensive track record in developing science and technology parks, entrepreneurial culture and integrated innovation eco systems.

In 2019, Philippe was instrumental in the strategic partnership between Sophia Antipolis and China organizing the venue of Vice Premier of the People’s Republic of China and building economic and bilateral ties, resulting in the establishment of a new Sino European innovation centre for Europe including a 50 Million$ Innovation Fund.

In 2013, he was appointed by the French Prime Minister as Foreign Trade Advisor for France and the GCC Region to facilitate business and investments between France and the Gulf countries.