Our team


Patrizia Bussi, Director

Patrizia Bussi studied at the business management Faculty of the Turin University (Italy). She coordinates the European Network of Social Integration Enterprise (ENSIE), representing social enterprises and especially work integration social enterprises across Europe, aiming to contribute to sustainable development through different actions such as creating links between the job market and the social integration of disadvantaged risk-groups by improving their employment opportunities and productivity, and promoting the economic viability of social enterprises and the integration and reinforcement of their role in the general economic landscape. During her time in ENSIE, she has also worked for two Italian social economy enterprises: the Consorzio Sociale Abele Lavoro and the A-type social cooperative Stranaidea. Since 2012 she has been selected by the European Commission as member of the consultative multi-stakeholder group on social business (GECES) and member of the Social Impact Measurement sub-group. Since 2014 she has represented ENSIE in the Structured Dialogue with European Structural and Investment Funds' partners group of experts (ESIF SD). She is also a member of the Italian GECES group, Gruppo Multilaterale sull’imprenditoria sociale.

Patrizia Bussi, +32 (0) 496 87 22 12

Aurélie Duprés, Policy Officer

Graduated in social assistance and sciences of population and development with north-south purpose, specialized in social economy through her different work experiences, Aurélie Duprés started on the fieldwork beside a group of work integration social enterprises and more particular beside its NGO in Burkina Faso. She has been the policy officer of ENSIE since the end of 2010. She helps in developing constructive working relationships with key influential bodies and to gain their support for programs and policies linked to the social inclusion and the fight against poverty. More particular, she works in the management of the different ongoing projects - industrial relations and social dialogue in the social economy sector, WISEs workers advocacy - and in formulating contributions and propositions in order to participate in the definition of the European policy for social inclusion such as the revision of the public procurement Directive and of the GBER.

Aurélie Duprés, +32 (0) 491 52 71 66