Patrizia Baffioni works as project manager at Roots of Impact, a Frankfurt-based advisory firm specialized in Impact Finance. Her areas of expertise include impact management, development and blended finance and social entrepreneurship ecosystem development. Before joining the company, she worked for over two years for the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), first as communications expert and then as project assistant, and was involved in technical cooperation projects in Chad, Benin and Haiti. Patrizia studied and worked in several countries across Europe, namely in Germany, France, Italy, Belgium and Austria, and speaks four languages fluently. She is currently finalizing her second master in Development Finance at the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management.