Salvatore Nigro

CEO, JA Europe

Salvatore Nigro dedicates his energy and passion to preparing the new generations for their success in tomorrow’s world.

Salvatore has been the CEO of JA Europe since 2020. JA Europe is the largest organisation that deals with education programmes focusing on entrepreneurship, financial education, and the preparation of youth to enter the job market.

Previously, Salvatore held the role of Global Vice-President and CEO of Europe at Education for Employment, a leading organisation for the introduction into the workforce in the Middle East and North Africa. Salvatore led the business development in 9 countries, as well as the partnerships and program management with governments and multinational organisations.

He formerly was the Director of International Partnership at The Glocal Forum, negotiating relationships with the World Bank, FAO and PAM, and collaborating with the organisation “We Are the Future”, which is the largest fundraiser for youth and children in conflict areas.

Salvatore has been also a collaborator at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Italy. Graduating from LUISS in International Political Science, he obtained a Master in International Strategic Studies and a Master in Business Administration.