Stefano Granata is the President of Confcooperative Federsolidarietà, the main organisation in Italy rapresenting social cooperatives and social enterprises.
Born in Milan in 1963, Granata has always been active in the field of social cooperation, with focus on the development of business initiatives, networking and strategic planning at national level. Granata started his career at the social co-operatives Spazio Aperto and Spazio Aperto Servizi. From 2005 to 2013 he was President of the consortium Sistema Imprese Sociali (SIS), which refers to CGM’s network.
In 2010, Granata enters the national scene as CGM’s Chief Officer, before been elected President in 2013 until 2019.
Granata’s current engagement also includes: President of Abitare Sociale Metropolitano, a Milan based start-up social company operating in social housing, and President and CEO of Welfare Italia Servizi, which aims at developing a network of health center to deliver high quality health services at a fair and sustainable price. Granata is also Vice President of Social Impact Agenda per l’Italia.