Francesco Briganti has been the Director of the European Association of Paritarian Institutions of Social Protection (AEIP) for several years. AEIP is an European advocacy organization towards the EU representing roughly 1,200 employee benefits providers run on a joint Management-Labor basis, and existing in 19 European Countries. Francesco Briganti got a Ph.D in March 2015 in EU law: the subject of his research has been focused on the legal creation of a Pan-European employee benefits plan. Currently Dr. Briganti is a member of the Stakeholders Group on Occupational Pensions of the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA). Since 2016 Coordinator of the World Pension Alliance (WPA), which is a platform of the main private pensions advocacy organizations from all over the World (including Europe, USA, Canada, Latin America and Australia), Francesco Briganti boasts both a huge network of contacts with the most relevant national and EU decision makers, operators and experts of the employee benefits and social protection field, together with his ten year experience on those matters. In the last years, Dr. Briganti has been speaker at more than one hundred conferences all over the world, and quoted by the European main media of his sector. Finally, Francesco Briganti is currently giving lectures at several Universities throughout Europe, and often provides its expertise to Governments on social protection matters.