Global Food Reformist
UN SDG Advocate
UN Resilient Futurist
World Economic Forum Expert Network
Sustainable Futurist & Sustainable Innovator
Faculty, Adjunct & University Lecturer
Systems Thinker & Dynamic Modeler
Serial & Social Entrepreneur
Climate & TEDx Speaker

Marc compensates his carbon footprint through myclimate.
All requests for speaking and events please plan on compensating through carbon offsetting.

Breaking News … Menu B: Planet-Saving Food Solutions

I want to share with you some exciting news about the 2020 launch of my new book: Menu B: planet-saving food solutions

This impactful handbook will explore ways we can fix broken food systems to overcome the climate crisis and achieve zero hunger by 2030. To inspire, it will showcase some of the food innovations accelerating us towards the achievement of all 17 Sustainable Development Goals. To accelerate action, it will connect readers with the actionable, planet-saving steps individuals, industries, policy-makers and investors can take to advance Menu B options, contributed by a who’s who of global food reformists. Watch this space…

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The UN Sustainable Development Goals are a Global Vision for Humanity: signed by 193 Heads of State these 17 goals were adopted for the 2030 Agenda – but, making them real is everyone’s responsibility.

The UN SDG Advocates are Ambassadors who promote the goals.

Let Marc, as a UN SDG Advocate, help to explain how they are a wonderful roadmap to a beautiful future that we can all achieve.
Since 2015 Marc has spoken all over the world on the SDGs to help everybody to understand what is behind them, the meaning and the wonderful guide they are to remaine below 1.5° of warming by 2030.

There is psychological importance to them as well as monetary investment needed for sustainable infrastructure, which is not clear to see and understand at first glance.


Berlin School of Sustainable Futures
Master studies for a new generation of executives.
The BSSF is the first university in Europe dedicated to training a new generation of people who want to tackle the pressing challenges of our time. With a focus on sustainable development, transcultural communication and creative leadership, it offers students, within the scope of Master’s programs, new perspectives for solving problems in the digital age.

An overview of our 4 Master Degree Programs:

→ Environmental Management and Sustainability
→ Culture and Transformation
→ Digital Communication
→ Media Innovation Management

Impact Innovators

Editor-at-large with Innovators Magazine
Co-Host of video podcast: Talks at Innovators Magazine
Providing insight, analysis and opinion on cross-sector innovations and actions impacting the Global Goals and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s)

Innovators Magazine Q & A with Marc
What does ‘Impact Innovation’ mean to you?
Impact innovations disrupt, help or solve more than a million people’s problem or address a Global Grand Challenge through meaningful impact to society and markets. It means bringing exponential impact innovations to solve people and planetary problems in exponential times.

German-Italian Chamber of Commerce Strategical Partner

Influencer, Expert Advisor and Keynote Speaker for German-Italian Chamber of Commerce.

Serial & Social Entrepreneur

Through many trials and tribulations in building up companies as a hands-on maker, Marc has fine-tuned the skills and ability to see the unseen bigger picture – The Overview Effect or Cosmic Perspective.
He sees the world with optimism not only as it is today, but as it could be!
As an Innovator knowing the power of Exponential Growth and Quantum Leaps, he helps when crossing the chasm from Early Adopters to Early Majority on the diffusion of innovation curve of life.

Systems Thinker & Adjunct Professor

Systems Thinker, Dynamic Modeler, and Adjunct Professor for futur/io Institute & Green Brand Academy.
Our world is made up of complex systems that can be modeled and mimicked to create sustainability: exponential function, technologies, and desirable futures, such as executive training, bespoke ideation experiences and future scenario research, all to support a new leadership in exponential times.
All these are part of a think tank supported by a tribe of experts across Europe and the U.S. – in order to unlock best future opportunities.

Italian Federation for Human Rights FIDU

Environment and Innovation Commission Board Member – Italian National Federation for Human Rights – FIDU

World Economic Forum's Expert Network

The World Economic Forum’s Expert Network brings together close to 5,500 leading experts from academia, business, government, international organizations, civil society, the arts, and the media committed to improving the state of the world by helping to shape the global agenda. The network focuses on digital collaboration around key Insight Areas, covering economies, industries and global issues. Experts are encouraged to share their own research and analysis, organize around specific discussions or opportunities, and engage with existing Forum projects, events and research.

Global Citizen Visionary

Marc is a Visionary for Global Citizen which mission is to build a movement of 100M action-taking Global Citizens to help achieve our vision of ending extreme poverty by 2030.Global Citizen is a movement of engaged citizens who are using their collective voice to end extreme poverty by 2030. On our platform, Global Citizens learn about the systemic causes of extreme poverty, take action on those issues, and earn rewards for their actions — as part of a global community committed to lasting change. Donate to support Global Citizen Donate now Our Impact Since 2011, millions of Global Citizens around the world have taken over 14 million actions to solve the world’s biggest challenges. That’s 14 million emails, tweets, petition signatures and phone calls targeting world leaders to end extreme poverty by 2030.

Climate & TEDx Speaker

Marc was trained by Al Gore as a Climate Speaker and is the Germany & Austria Country Manager for the Climate Reality Project.
Marc is a member of Al Gore’s Climate Speakers Network and does also event moderation: he has given numerous climate presentations, workshops, mentored hundreds of climate leaders and has spoken at several TEDx Events.
Marc attends ca. 50 events a year as an Activist, Speaker, UN SDG Advocate, Expert Network Member of the World Economic Forum, Global Food Reformist, Social Impact Innovator, Futurist, or Attendee: so if you want to have him at your event, please plan in advance.

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Ambassador FFI

Marc is Ambassador of Future Food Institute. Founded in 2014 in Bologna (Italy), the Future Food Institute is a non-profit trust and an entire ecosystem that makes food innovation a key tool to face the great challenges of the future, speaking to the world. Its soul is focused on education:  thanks to strategic global partnerships, has given life to the international Food Innovation Program, a 2nd level 12 months Master University Course, held at University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (Unimore) realized by FFI and the Institute for the Future of Palo Alto (California). 

Marc is also testimonial for the social campaign of Future Food Institute’s Food Innovation Global Mission: “Future Food for Climate Change #FF4CC”, supported by several partners:  UNIDO ITPO Italy (United Nations Agency for Industrial Development of Developing Countries); The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation; Climate Reality Project Europe; GFAR (Global Forum on Agricultural Research founded by FAO  and UE); Youth Climate Leaders Network; Walk for Water, India; just to name few.


Maize is a platform by H-FARM that explores the impact of technology on business, education and society. Explored through the eyes of entrepreneurial, tech and academically orientated minds, the goal of Maize is to explore the most complex elements of technology and create a conscious awareness of how it intersects with humanity. Dedicated to those who seek new ways to develop foresight, Maize aims to sow the seeds of innovation and debate. A staple, a cornerstone, a contribution to a world shaped by technology to provide you with food for thought.

WHY “maize”?
Just like our namesake, our platform is the harvest of the farm of the future and is the culmination of H-FARM’s widespread, international and well-informed network. Maize is set to (a)maize our global audience and become the basis of their intellectual diets.

Global Food Reformist

Marc is striving to reform the agriculture, food and beverage industry, by speaking globally on Climate Change and Food Reform, by consulting and showing entrepreneurs how to build and grow resilient, sustainable and profitable businesses.

Founder of ALOHAS Resilience Foundation, and the ALOHAS ECO-Center, a sustainable food and beverage production company, that creates renewable energy and resources without fossil fuels, greenhouse gas emissions and waste.

As an expert for sustainable development, he consults companies in their renewable transition with specialization in innovative systems, recycling, packaging, organics, raw and vegan products.

Marc is involved in joint programs between EAT and WBCSD : Food Reform for Sustainability and Health (FReSH) is designed to accelerate transformational change in global food systems, to reach healthy, enjoyable diets for all, that are produced responsibly within planetary boundaries.


Futur/io is a new education and research institute focused on exponential technologies & desirable futures.
Now is the time to unlearn, to widen your lens and to hone your skills & tools in order to develop a framework for your strategic decisions for a better tomorrow.
We offer executive training, curate bespoke ideation experiences and conduct future scenario research – to support a new leadership in exponential times.
Our think tank is led by a tribe of leaders from science, industry, and government–our faculty is here to unlock your best future opportunities.
Our network of alumni & partners will set us apart.

Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition

Marc was a wrap up closing Keynote Speaker at the 9th International Forum on Food & Nutrition in Milan, Italy presenting “A New Era of Sustainability – 
Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition (BCFN) the BCFN Foundation works on food and environmental sustainability in collaboration with various networks, foundations, scientific and research partners, all involved in the challenge of sustainability.

This collaborative network promotes the sharing of ideas and knowledge with the aim of designing global projects capable of guaranteeing a more sustainable food system for future generations that respects both people and the planet.

Main sponsors for the 9th International Forum on Food and Nutrition are BCFN, United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (UN SDSN), The Econimist Intelligence Unit-Sustainable Food Index, and Thomson Reuters Foundation

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Sustainable Futurist

“The best way to predict the future is to create it.” Abraham Lincoln
December 2017, Marc was on the Cover story of “The Innovator Magazine”, published by Team Media.
The Innovation of Agriculture, Food, and Beverages are Marc’s specialty and main focus:
Complex sustainable creation that works in harmony for the betterment of People and Planet well beyond 2050.
Marc is one of the world’s leading voices on sustainability and the future of the planet.

Advisor Kairos Society

Kairos Spain Fellow Advisor
Kairos Europe Summit ’18
& ’19 Speaker
The Kairos EU Summit is an invite-only event that brings together 150 of the brightest entrepreneurs and 50 of the world’s most influential industry leaders. Our goal is to tackle Europe’s most pressing challenges through collective impact. We are committed to solving Europe’s biggest issues in healthcare, education, immigration and climate change by hosting interactive think tank sessions, panel discussions and break-out sessions exclusively for industry leaders and experts.

Marc's talks worldwide

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The Anthropocene has brought us increasingly unpredictable Climate Conditions that show no signs of improving. We need Resilient Sustainable Infrastructures in place Worldwide not only to remain below 1.5 degrees of warming but to ensure a future that is enjoyable, beautiful, and livable for 9 Billion people in 2030. Global Food Reform is the number one Industry and Infrastructural change required to meet this grand challenge.

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