The Ernesto Illy Foundation

The Ernesto Illy Foundation was established by the Illy family on October 30, 2008 and officially recognized by the Italian government on August 3, 2009.

The Foundation, a non-profit organization founded by illycaffè S.p.A is chaired by Anna Illy, Ernesto’s daughter who, for many years was his closest collaborator and accompanied him on his lifelong journey in search of quality coffee.

Anna Rossi Illy is the Honorary President, wife of the late Ernesto, while the vice presidency has been entrusted to Maurizio Dallocchio; Andrea and Daria Illy are members of the Board of Directors with Furio Suggi Liverani who is also the Director of the Foundation. Giovanna Gregori coordinates and follows all institutional and communication activities.

The University of São Paolo (Brazil), through the Fundação Instituto de Administração – PENSA and SISSA (International School for Advanced Studies of Trieste) are supporting partners of the Foundation.

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