Simone Masserini

Position: Executive Director, World Skate

Simone Masserini is an Executive Director at World Skate (former FIRS – Fédération Internationale de Roller Sports) and he lead the process for the inclusion of Skateboarding in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

He is also an Executive Director at Worldwide Shows Corporation, one of the biggest event company in the world specialised in mega events such as the Olympic Games Opening Ceremonies; he has served as Director of Business Development and Executive Director in event companies in different part of world, including South America and UAE. He has also done voluntary work for the Eden Project in Cornwall and for the KIBI Buddhist institute in New Delhi.

Simone is specialised in the fields of finance, strategic planning and M&A and with more than 15 years of experience he has successfully completed more than hundred projects.

Simone lives in Milan but he spends most of his time travelling. He’s fluent in four languages and when not working, he enjoys continuous learning, especially on Tibetan Buddhist philosophy.