Medea Nocentini
Founder, C3 & Senior Partner, Global Ventures

Medea is the Founder of C3 – Companies Creating Change. C3 is a UAE-based social enterprise helping impact-driven entrepreneurs in the Middle East and Africa unlock their growth potential and maximise their positive impact on the community. Medea is also a Senior Partner at Global Ventures, an international venture capital firm, investing in founders and ideas across emerging markets. Before joining Global Ventures, Medea served as Chief Strategy Officer at the AW Rostamani Group, an international and diversified family group, as well as Senior Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development at OSN, a leading Pay TV platform in the MENA region. Earlier in her career, she spent several years at Booz Allen Hamilton developing strategies for TMT, consumer, and public sector clients across Europe, the United States, and the Middle East. She holds an MBA from Columbia Business School (New York, USA), an MSc in Mechanical Engineering from Politecnico di Torino (Italy), and an Engineering Diploma from Ecole Centrale Paris (France).