Who are you today? Valerio, a qualified lawyer in Italy and waiting to be qualified also in France (hopefully in November). In Milan, I am an Associate Lawyer of an international law firm created by the merger of a British and an American firm that has more than 45 offices globally
Young and hungry. Our people have already obtained a sheer amount of recognition and have no fear of rapidly climbing the ladder of success. Internationally educated, talented and ambition-filled with a natural inclination for personal relations: these features have enabled our successful achievers to reach this stage carrying experience and expertise to apply within diverse global markets.
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Who are you today? I am a project management and sustainability professional with strong international experience. I am passionate about combining economic growth with environmental conservation and I am an advocate for the United Nation Sustainable Development Goals. I am fortunate enough to combine my passion with my work for the European government as a Project Officer specializing in innovation and green infrastructures.
Basma Eissa focuses on persistence ’’Be the best version of who you want to be’'Originally from Egypt but living in the hustle and bustle of Dubai, Basma is hired as the UAE Executive Director for R&P, a well established Italian Firm specialized in business consulting and at the same time she’s acting as a Senior Director within the International Business Development for the Private office of Sheikh Saeed Bin Ahmed Al Maktoum.
Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute of Doha has welcomed the brilliant talent Alessandro Sinopoli as a Post Doc. 2 years ago, who has chosen to chase his passion as a chemist. The easy does it concept was far from his mindset but nevertheless he is coping quite well with the new working lifestyle. Comparing the European system to the Middle-Eastern one it’s an obvious consequence of living in such a different destination but despite the absence of mum’s pasta and mediterranean climate, Qatar is giving him the chance to apply both his genius with avant-gard equipments and modern facilities inside a culture-excellence promoting research hub.
Burning the Midnight Oil with Katy Chiu, Vice President at Tell Group in Dubai Katy is a senior financial professional with over 8 years of experience in the field coming from Hong Kong, a very well established financial centre, and has been living in the UAE for the last 5 and half years focusing on emerging financial markets.
Graziano Melchiorre, Head of Controlling and Reporting at Multinational Manufacturing Company Hilti in Milan, Italy Who are you today? I am currently working at Hilti as Head of Controlling and Reporting for the Southern Europe Region. How did you get here? I got into this role few months ago after more than 8 years’ experience in different companies/industries/locations combination. During my studies in Economies I had some internships in the telco and automotive industry but was towards the end of my master in Business Finance that I started working at Procter&Gamble. At first I worked in the Fabric&Home Care manufacturing plants as cost analyst for almost 3 years to then move into the Italian HQ as Sales Controller for the Beauty division. After 2+ years I moved into the Global HQ in Geneva as Senior Finance Manager, moving to Coty as a result of a divestiture.
Technology and Education is a duo we have been hearing about quite a lot and which most of us has experienced by scrolling our fingers on a tablet trying to acquire the basics of a new language, for example. Using IT tools to develop kids cognitive and learning skills helps not just in developing their existing abilities but also in identifying new ones and potential future interests along with the aspects of each child’s personality.
From Italy to Washington DC: At The Organisation of American States with Enrica, Consultant at OSA Enrica is a Southern Italian talent based in USA, Washington DC, working at the Department of Planning and Evaluation of the Organization of American States (OSA).
‘If you want to win, forget about competition’’- Teamwork, dedication and resolution. Across geopolitics and international relations with Chiara Palieri Chiara is a young yet mastered Conference Director across the MENA region. By expressing a concept she makes a sharp statement going straight to the point: clear ideas and forward-looking mentality since a very young age, she dedicated her life to activism and public speaking, also winning an award with a dissertation on the bilateral relations between USA and Qatar before moving to the UAE. Key elements of her interview are passion for human relations and the commitment to creating something that goes beyond physical people gathering, picturing a more comprehensive scenario with individuals engagement. ‘’Successful people aren’t necessarily people with a great career’’- Chiara’s affirmation is so true and yet so distant from the social model we have been taught over time within corporate environments.
The importance of connecting with your audience and creating relevant content in the Branded Entertainment Industry- Rosemarie Saad Content Director at Saudi Media Company Branding, Branding, Branding. The way a product is introduced to the market, presented to its customers, and communicates with its audience is part of the process of Branding. And even though social media and blogs are going crazy about the topic it is something relatively new but that has always existed, as Rosemarie suggests.