Management

Stefano Rusca
Stefano Rusca

Stefano Rusca

Italy


Stefano graduated in economics with a particular focus on finance, project management and HR training courses. He was temporary manager in various companies and still is a member of the board of administration. His skills are mainly focused on the growth of small and medium-sized enterprises in the Italian market or abroad and on the management of innovation processes.

Gabriele Carrozza
Gabriele Carrozza

Gabriele Carrozza

Italy


Gabriele is a certified security manager, an expert in crisis management and maritime security. A Safety and Security Management Consultant with a particular focus on Business Continuity, Crisis Management and on the prevention, protection and constant improvement for the management systems and critical infrastructures.

Previously: Managing Director in SAIPH Security Limited, a British private security company. Six years' experience as a Security Consultant with various Italian companies. Served as a Navigation Officer in Costa Crociere S.p.A. for 6 years.

PFSO (Port Facility Security Officer) Certified, CSO (Company Security Officer). CERSA UNI 10459-Certified Company Security professional, ISO 19011 Lead Auditor, OHSAS 18001 “Safety Management Systems” Lead Auditor, CEPAS-qualified.

Gianluca Brischetto
Gianluca Brischetto

Gianluca Brischetto

Italy


Gianluca comes from an experience within the intelligence services of the Italian Air Force. He gained over twenty years' experience in designing and building security systems. Currently active in North Africa, based in Tunis, he deals with import/export and consulting to Italian SMEs that wish to expand or develop their business in the Maghreb area.

Senior National Partners

Diego Ornato
Diego Ornato

Diego Ornato

Italy


Diego is a Neapolitan Art Director and Graphic Designer graduated from ILAS - Higher Institute of Communication in Naples. He has gained more than ten years of experience in the field of communication, combining study and work, and has several collaborations with various graphic studios, film productions and TV series. Through seminars and workshops, he is in contact with colleagues from all over the world, and this allows him to enrich and refine constantly knowledge, skills, methodologies and tools. Currently he manages the communication studio Dod Studio, born from his personal initiative and specialized in the development of visual identity systems by designing strategies and verbal and visual languages.

Alessandra Schirato
Alessandra Schirato

Alessandra Schirato

Italy


Alessandra is a freelance Copywriter. She graduated with honors in Archeology and obtained with honors a second level Master's Degree in Teaching of Italian Language. Always a lover of literature and visual arts, she decided to take the path of communication, in which she learned to move through courses (ILAS - Higher Institute of Communication in Naples), seminars and workshops. The constant study and assiduous contacts with teachers, experts in this field and stimulating colleagues continue to increase her skills. Currently she collaborates with the Art Director and Graphic Designer Diego Ornato at Dod Studio, where she deals with communication strategy, brand identity, content strategy and advertising.

Linda Moceri
Linda Moceri

Linda Moceri

Italy


Linda comes from 15 years of experience in the political world, has managed and coordinated for many years the political secretariat of the presidency of the Sicilian Region, using, as coordinator and press officer of various parliamentary groups at the Sicilian Regional Assembly and as coordinator of a secretariat MEP in Sicily.

From 2015 to 2018 she was a Fisascat Cisl trade union framework for the provinces of Palermo and Trapani, dealing with the resolution of workers' problems and the management of disputes with interlocutions at public and institutional offices, she also taught on the rights and duties of workers and of employers related to the CCNL of reference.

Since 2018 he has been the contact person for the Sicily Region of the voluntary association against gender-based violence Studiodonne Onlus in Rome and since 2019 he has been dealing with the enhancement and protection of Made in Sicily under the Food, Wine and Artistic profile.
Massimo Giuseppe Borina
Massimo Giuseppe Borina

Massimo Giuseppe Borina

Italy


Massimo has gained work experience of over 18 years in the construction industry. Initially as an employee in the family construction company, elsewhere responsible for the construction site. Graduated surveyor today holds the role of logistic and administrative manager of tenders, has gained significant work experience in public works and buildings placed under environmental protection. Always coordinated and managed team, dealing with the direction of human resources. Expert in real estate appraisals.

Angelo Marra
Angelo Marra

Angelo Marra

Italy


Entrepreneur, born in Reggio Calabria on 9 April 1979. Specialized in Advertising Communication at the Cogno e Associati Communication Studies Center (Rome). He began his career in 1996 as a consultant in the digital communication sector, through the use of the Web. In 1999 he started a web agency that in 2001 became AMMEGA.IT S.r.l., operating in the digital communication and e-business sector. In 2003, together with a team of international psychoanalysts, he set up the Psyché Italia ONLUS Association for the provision of continuing medical education (ECM). In 2007 he was co-founder of Newtalk S.r.l. innovative media marketing agency. In 2013 he was co-founder of iDelivery i.S.r.l. company that produces products and projects in the fields of pharmaceutical, cosmetic and nutraceutical nanotechnology. In 2013 he was co-founder of the iTraining Association focused on managerial training. In 2015 he is co-founder of Kupanda srl, a company that manages Kupanda.net reward crowdfunding portal for the social, cultural and sports sectors. In 2015 he is co-founder of the Reboot Association, which is dedicated to the promotion of social and technological innovation. From 2011 to 2016 he held the position of President of the Young Entrepreneurs Group of Confindustria Reggio Calabria. In 2011 he was elected Member of the National Council of the Confindustria Young Entrepreneurs Movement. From 20 October 2015 he is a member of the board of directors of the Tertiary Section of Unindustria Calabria. Since 2011 he has been actively involved in the support of innovative startups and the creation of new businesses. He was Head of Technological Innovation for the TP Calabria Association. He held the position of Vice President of the Innovative Tertiary Section at the Confindustria of Reggio Calabria. From 2014 to 2015 he was a member of the Italian Digital Champion association.

Salvatore Messina
Salvatore Messina

Salvatore Messina

Italy


 

Salvatore was born in Catania in 1974. In 2000 he graduated in economics and commerce at the University of Catania. In 2000 he obtained a Master's degree in management control at the Luigi Bocconi Commercial University. Until 2003 he worked in various tax offices in the province of Catania. In 2004, after obtaining the qualification and registration with the Association of Chartered Accountants of Catania, he undertook the free profession of Chartered Accountant, launching his own tax advisory firm. Since 2006, having obtained the registration in the appropriate register, exercises the profession of auditor, has served as president and statutory auditor of boards of statutory auditors in various joint-stock companies and as chairman and member of board of auditors for Bodies Locations.It mainly deals with advice and assistance to companies and individuals with reference to the corporate, budget, tax and administrative aspects of an ordinary and extraordinary nature and in relations with the Financial Administration. Provides tax and tax advice to companies in the field of VAT, direct taxes and the management of related obligations.

Antonino Quattrone
Antonino Quattrone

Antonino Quattrone

Italy


I'm a lawyer Antonino Quattrone, owner of the Quattrone Law Firm based in Reggio Calabria, Rome and Milan. I’ve acquired a qualified specialization in law and tax litigation also by participating in leading masters of the sector (Master in Tax Law organized by Tax Consulting Firm, Masters in International Taxation organized by "Il Sole 24 Ore") and the Master in Community Law organized by ISESP (European Higher Institute of Political Studies) thus achieving a qualified specialization in the tax field.

Subsequently I perfected my skills in the field of internationalization, obtaining a Master in "Global Marketing and International Relations" organized by the Marconi University, a Master in Export Manager organized by Alma Laboris and a Master in Community Law organized by I.S.E.S.P. (European Higher Institute for Political Studies).

Lecturer in the Masters organized by the CSIG (Center for Juridical Computer Studies) and trainer of the Ministry of Justice staff - Court of Appeal of Reggio Calabria and CONI Region of Calabria.

I cover the following positions:

  • Director of the Order of Lawyers of Reggio Calabria.
  • Delegate for the Calabria and Sicily Regions of the Indian Chamber of Commerce for Italy (ICCI).
  • Contact person for the Calabria Region of the Assoretipmi.
  • Member of the C.d. of the Consortium of the Bergamot of Reggio Calabria.
  • Local contact person of the A.N.T.I. (National Association of Tributaries).
Maxmilian Alberti
Maxmilian Alberti

Maxmilian Alberti

Italy


Maxmilian is a Business Lawyer, Tax Lawyer and Tax Consultant. He graduated both in Law and in Economics. In 2014 he graduated from the School of Specialization for the legal professions of Perugia, obtaining the title of Specialist in the legal sector. Subsequently, he attended several specialized courses and post-graduate masters in European Planning, Facilitated Finance, Tax Law, Export Management, Administration, Finance and Control. He began his professional career as a Business Consultancy in several consulting companies acquiring multidisciplinary skills in business finance, business development, strategic marketing, internationalization and corporate taxation. In 2015 he started BFTL Global Consulting, a management consulting firm for companies. Since 2018 he is the owner of the Law Firm and Tax Office Alberti & Partners, a professional network that counts over 100 partners including Lawyers, Accountants and Business Consultants both in Italy and abroad.

Silvia Pizzo
Silvia Pizzo

Silvia Pizzo

Italy


Civil lawyer since 2001 he began his professional career in Udine (UD) where he collaborated with the Mattiuzzo Law Firm as a lawyer specialized in civil law.

In 2008 he moved to Monza (MB) where he founded the Studio Legale Pizzo and, together with fellow criminal lawyers and labor lawyers, he guaranteed clients legal advice at 360 degrees. In 2009, she came into contact with ASSICOM SPA (now INNOVA SPA - Tecnoinvestimenti Group), which confers on her the task of out-of-court and judicial legal assistance for client companies based in Milan, Monza and Brianza, Lecco. In 2016 he began a collaboration with Banca Ifis s.p.a. as a lawyer in charge of judicial management of disputes in the area under the jurisdiction of the Court of Monza. In 2018 he attended an 80-hour specialization MASTER "The Data Protection Officer and the New European Privacy Regulation" organized by "Business School24" and a 48-hour specialization MASTER "PRIVACY OFFICER & PRIVACY CONSULTANT" organized by Federprivacy in collaboration with Wolters Kluwer Italia Srl - Ipsoa Training School. In 2019, he attended the "48-HOUR DAY IN DATA PROTECTION AND DATA GOVERNANCE COURSE" Organized by UNIMI - University of Milan.

Today he assists small, medium and large companies in the legal field as well as DPO Privacy Officer and Privacy Consultant.
Thomas Bertazzoni
Thomas Bertazzoni

Thomas Bertazzoni

Italy


Thomas, class 76, graduated in Law and began his career specializing in sales on foreign markets in the world of packaging and food processing. After gaining a ten-year experience as a manager, in 2012 he was appointed CEO of a major company specializing in packaging for the food industry, obtaining significant international achievements. In 2016, a new challenge began as General Manager of a new company also specialized in food packaging, with focus on the EMEA countries. With twenty years of experience in the import/export processes and in the financial management of the same, as an Advisor supports SMEs that want to better face the international scenarios.
Marcello Airini
Marcello Airini

Marcello Airini

Italy


 

Marcello, born in 1966, with over thirty years of experience in the insurance-financial sector, subsequently started his own business activity. He began his long career as a Technical and Commercial Responsible Referent at an important Insurance Agency, obtaining tangible management results and always guaranteeing the pre-established objectives and increasing profits for the parent company. Subsequently as Insurance Intermediary Section A del Rui at the major brokerage companies. Co-Founder and partner of Match2Grow - Consulting & Venturing, a consulting company for companies. Partner and Commercial Consultant of Antares Srl, services for Companies.

Annamaria Catalano
Annamaria Catalano

Annamaria Catalano

Italy


Annamaria, degree in Pharmacy, 6 years of experience in the cosmetic industry. She is co-founder of iDelivery isrl, where over the years she has held the position of Product Manager and COO. Among the skills acquired, the area of regulatory aspects regarding cosmetic products is relevant. It supports companies that want to start innovation paths in the cosmetics sector.

Simona Vigile
Simona Vigile

Simona Vigile

Italy


After a Law Degree and qualification for the legal profession, she embarked on a path in the Branch of International Cooperation (Master in International Cooperation Peace Policies in the Mediterranean area), deepening the Design and in particular the knowledge of some European Structural Funds.

Following the Intensive European Project Planning Course (2008), she began to collaborate with some companies on the design of European (national, regional and local) calls, in particular in the research and management of calls for funds, in the coordination and preparation of projects , budget and business plan, in research, relationships and contact with partners, for national and European programs for access to financing, incentives and concessions.

She perfected her skills at the Human Foundation - Tor Vergata University (Rome) with a course on euro design methodologies and techniques and through the Training Course - Youthpass. In 2018 she founded, together with two other colleagues, Siante consulting, a consultancy company and the following year the network "La Calabria che piace", composed of companies of Calabria food and wine excellence, of which Siante consulting is the leader.

Senior International Partners

Cabral Ceroni
Cabral Ceroni

Cabral Ceroni

Romania


With more than 15 year's experience in the real estate and banking sector, Cabral has been operating in Romania since 2003. He was a partner and co-investor of Gabetti Property Solutions S.p.A. and La Gaiana S.p.A., CEO of the company Directa Consulting specialized in Real Estate, in charge of Western Romania Region for the Austrian Bank Volksbank, area manager for the BNP Paribas group, a Financial Advisor for the Deutsche Bank group. Cabral assisted in numerous internationally-relevant groups for which he developed important real estate operations in Romania. He speaks fluently Italian, English, French and Romanian.

Robert Yammine
Robert Yammine

Robert Yammine

Romania


With more than 15 year's experience in the agroindustrial sector, Robert has been operating in Romania since 2002. He was the executive director of Smithfield SA, a company that owns the largest pig slaughterhouse in the world and the general manager for Romania of Eurovo S.p.A., a European leader in the egg production. Holding a BA in agronomy, Robert has a vast experience in managing international groups in the agricultural and agroindustrial sector. He speaks fluently Italian, English, Arabic, French, Spanish and Romanian.

Béchir Ben Khadda
Béchir Ben Khadda

Béchir Ben Khadda

Tunisia


Béchir has been operating for more than 15 years in the Human Resources and Company Management sector at different levels, an administrative and financial head of Entreprise Industrielle, a consultant with the Catholic Relief Service (an US International Body), Director of an HR-specialized management training Institute, a consultant and HR &financial head with the International Studies Center for the conservation of cultural goods, a deputy manager in the HR sector of the El Mouradi El Kantaoui Hotel Chain, an HR head with the Arab Maghreb Insurance Company, the general permanent secretary and director of the training center “Company of the accountants in Tunisia” (a body under the coordination of the Tunisian Finance Ministry), an international member of the general management of the High Education Institute in Tunisia. Among the various administrative offices, he held the role of Treasurer of the International Center of Strategic Studies, security and militaries of Tunis, is the president of the Tunisian-Mediterranean Association, ex-treasurer of the international Association Internet Society.

Katja Radeva
Katja Radeva

Katja Radeva

Bulgaria and Balkan Countries


Katja, is graduated in company management with main focus on international company management and PR. Her professional life took two parallel streets in Bulgaria, her birth country, and in Switzerland, the country that the destiny has chosen for her. Her working feeld was mainly focused on development and implementation of investment projects mainly in Bulgaria, as well as in the Balcan region and the post Sovjet countries, she working like Country Expert for a huge companies like Swiss Re/Zurich and Chuo Trust Finance Ltd./Tokyo, as well as for medium and small one on demands. Her specific skills are in particularly "Zero Level" & "Taylor Made" project's created by clients specific desires - where she can open the doors  for a bright company scale from the military one to those on the civilian feeld. Her life motto is: "Information is power - Any door can be open, if you can find the right key".

Ammiraglio Zur Yuval
Admiral (ret) Zur Yuval

Admiral (ret) Zur Yuval

State of Israel


Yuval comes from an experience within military and security services, he is a retired as an admiral who was deputy in command and chief of staff of the Israeli navy with a long line officer career at sea in commanding submarines, surface vessels, flotilla and the navy fleet. After his retirement, Yuval was a deputy of one of the prime minister's security organizations and he expert in Strategic Planning and Operations. Yuval is a navy Chief Engineer and hold M.A Political Science & National Security. With this background he founded and chaired the Principal Maritime Strategic Research Chair at Haifa University.

Yuval with his company bring know how, wide networking and business experience in fields such as Strategic Planning, International Strategic Analysis, Defense, Security, Intelligence, Nautical & Marine subjects, Water and Energy.