Stefano Passarello

Stefano Passarello
Managing Director – North Asia for Hawksford, and former Managing Partner of People & Projects (P&P).

He started his consultancy business P&P in 2007, then the company grew from Hong Kong to 10 global offices serving 1500 clients before it was acquired by Hawksford.

Stefano is the official mentor for many startup programs and is frequently invited to speak about Asia business, entrepreneurship and innovation. He is the Treasurer and Board of the Directors of the Italian Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong, as well as the Vice Chairman of the Chamber’s Retail Committee. In 2017, he started StartIT.Asia, an innovative program organized by the Italian Consulate General in Hong Kong to attract and select high potential Italian startups to come to Hong Kong and China. To this day he still holds the prestigious position and is one of the most active Italian businessmen in Hong Kong.