Dr. Ernesto Sirolli

Dr. Ernesto Sirolli

Founder and CEO of Sirolli Institute, leading authority on economic development and sustainability and popular TED Speaker.

Dr. Ernesto Sirolli is a community iron man. He began to practice in 1971 in the field of International Aid in Africa and that experience provoked him to develop Enterprise Facilitation.

The EF model and Trinity of Management tool trains communities, NGO’s and corporations how to capture the passion, energy and imagination of their own people.

Dr. Sirolli resides in USA and founded the Sirolli Institute (21 years of social enterprise) in the EF principles :

Never intiate, never motivate– always respond.
Work with passionate self determined people.

Trinity of Management using psychology to change the way you do business.

Dr. Sirolli received a Laurea di Dottore in Political Sciences from Rome University, a Ph.D in Philosophy and Sustainable Development from Murdoch University.

Dr. Sirolli is the author of two books: “Ripples from the Zambezi” and: “How to Start a Business and Ignite your life”. In 2012 Dr. Sirolli gave a TEDX talk;: “Shut up and Listen” and that message resonates and has been translated into 35 languages and downloaded 3 million times.

Sirolli has worked globally with entrepreneurs to create over 55,000 jobs in +400 communities. Ernesto advocates only beauty will save us.

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  • Economic and Sustainable Development
  • Local Entrepreneurship and Local Self Determination
  • Risk Management