World Retail Congress 2019


Elio Leoni Sceti

Elio Leoni Sceti

Elio Leoni Sceti

Co-Founder & Chief Crafter, The Craftory

Elio is the co-founder and chief crafter of, the first investment house for purpose driven FMCG challenger brands. Elio is an early stage investor in consumer tech. He is an independent board director of beverage & brewing multinational ABInBev and is also an independent board director of chocolate leader Barry Callebaut. 

Elio was formerly CEO of Iglo Birdseye Group until June 2015, when he led its sale to Nomad Food. Under Elio’s leadership Iglo launched an industry-wide campaign against Food Waste. Previously, Elio was global CEO of EMI music until 2010 and before then held leadership roles at Procter & Gamble, and Reckitt Benckiser. 

Elio is a trustee and counsellor of One Young World, the global forum for young leaders from every nation, and a board advisor of Room to Read, a charity promoting education and gender equality across Asia & Africa.