Personal Details
Name:  Alfonso H. Molina
Nationality: Chilean and British


Academic Qualifications




Management Positions Held

Industrial, Commercial and Public Sector Experience, Consultancy, Media

 Professional Involvement

Since the late 1980s, I have worked in numerous occasions as consultant, evaluator and rapporteur for a variety of directorates of the European Commission from strategic policy levels to specific project levels. I have also had a strategic advisory relationship with the most important networks of European cities and regions working on the Information Society.

The activities of the Fondazione Mondo Digitale attract regular media attention. As a result, I have given many interviews to TV, radio, magazines and online sources.

Selected Dissemination Activities & Networking

Member of the Scientific Committee of the Third Global Forum, Fostering Democracy and Development through e-Government, Naples, 15-17 March 2001. Invited by the Italian Government.
Externally Funded Research

Selected European Projects


Projects in Italy
As Scientific Director of the Fondazione Mondo Digitale, I have developed and written the concepts of many projects dealing with e-inclusion and ICT-based educational innovation. This includes projects dealing with the elderly, refugees, digital culture centres, international cooperation, refugees, immigrants, multi-sectotral networks and more recently, social innovation for community/territorial development. In the 12 years since its inception, the Fondazione Mondo Digitale (first Consorzio Gioventu Digitale) has raised about €12 milion in projects.

Selected Publications
Alfonso Molina has written and published numerous books, papers for academic journals, book chapters, conference papers and working papers. This section contains a selection of this work, particularly (a) papers containing various aspects of the author’s theory of sociotechnical constituencies, social innovation hybridity and knowledge-oriented nonprofit organizations, and (b) other papers associated with the work of the Foundation.

Theoretical Papers on STCs and SI Hybridity


Papers associated to the work of the Foundation