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Andrea Zanon


Throughout Andrea Zanon’s career history, he’s consistently demonstrated his leadership abilities in several executive and founder roles.

Andrea Zanon is a skilled professional who – across his career spanning 25 years – has gained experience and expertise in multiple areas around the world. His professional knowledge includes areas like strategy, business development, risk management, sustained growth, partnership, and poverty reduction across the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America. 

Presently in his career, Andrea Zanon is serving as the leader of WE Empower and Confidente, which he founded in early 2018 and in 2022 respectively. Operating in Washington D.C., empower was established as a sustainability consultancy, where start up and international organizations interested in assessing sustainability, resilience and disaster risk management can seek advice.  Additionally, since 2021, Andrea has been serving as a performance advisor as part of Confidente coaching, which helps building trust-driven communities empowering its users to achieve  daily improvements personally & professionally.

Throughout Andrea’s career history, he’s consistently demonstrated his leadership abilities in several executive and founder roles. He served as the President and Head of the Crisis Unit for Amsterdam Strategic Advisors for two years, operating out of Washington D.C. Prior to that role, he spent nearly a decade with the World Bank Group serving as Disaster Risk Management Coordinator for the Middle East and North Africa.

Setting the foundation for his career was Andrea Zanon’s education. An educated professional, Andrea is fluent in his native Italian as well as English, French, and Spanish. He attended the University of Bologna in Italy, where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Languages and Foreign Literature. From there, his education took. Later, Andrea attended Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. in the United States, where he earned his Master of Science in Foreign Science (MSFS). 

Andrea is an active blogger and writer who published on sustainability, sports, entrepreneurship and Middle Eastern affairs weekly. 

Learn more about business from Andrea Zanon by visiting his blog page and checking out his website about entrepreneurship

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