Renzo is an experienced senior executive with a proven track record of growing businesses locally and internationally across a range of sectors.
Beginning his career with Tier 1 global management consulting firms (Andersen Consulting and then PriceWaterhouse), Renzo developed his strategic and operational planning skills and worked with clients to manage the long-term implementation of major change initiatives.
Subsequent industry roles have included multi-million dollar profit and loss responsibilities in a range of industries in Australia, Asia and Europe across FMCG, Healthcare and Education. Renzo also spent over 9 years with global branding agency Interbrand, culminating in General Manager of their Melbourne office.
He has extensive experience in the Higher Education sector locally and internationally, operating in disruptive environments to bring together new educational content using technology as well as focusing on enterprise skills and entrepreneurship. In these roles, Renzo has developed strong value-adding partnerships between industry, government and universities.
Most recently, he established the entrepreneurial platform for RMIT University, based in Melbourne, as the inaugural Director of the RMIT Activator. The platform is focused on practice-based education on future work skills, developed with nationally and globally recognised subject matter expert partners and delivered using online micro-credentials. He also established a comprehensive startup program for students, researchers and alumni to foster the beginnings of their own enterprises.