After my studies in economics in the UK, I gained solid experience in both large consultancy firms and manufacturing companies. My field of expertise are as follows: CONSULTANCY: Economic and financial analysis Company and industry analysis Environmental appraisals Environmental reporting MANUFACTURING: Business development Project management Production management Quality & HACCP management I have worked on projects in Italy and all over Europe and have contributed to the growth of the companies where I was employed. I can describe myself as loyal, reliable, hard worker and committed towards the achievement of the goals of the enterprise. I am an excellent team player.
Since January 2014
Coordination of HACCP management for self-service restaurants and cafeterias for the European Commission in Brussels. On-site training and formation for workers and managers to meet the requirements of Belgian and European norms and the requirements for HACCP food safety, environment and health and safety requirements; supervision of production personnel.
January 2004 --- December 2013
Quality certification and management (ISO 13485:2004); management of existing clients and of production, assistance in the development of new and innovative products; research of new commercial partners (identification, analysis, contact and negotiations); economic analysis of opportunities; supervision of production personnel. Achievements: Re-launch of the company’s activity, doubling of production personnel, diversification of client base, ISO 13485 certification, rationalisation of activities, boost of EBIT. Reasons for leaving: Relocation to Bruxelles for family reasons
January 2001 --- January 2004
Definition of the investment strategies, implementation of new management approach and updating of the operating procedures, the research of new commercial partners both in Italy and abroad and personnel re-qualification. Process definition and supply chain management. Achievements: Rationalisation of production processes, process automation implementation, 30% turnover growth, increase in production personnel. Reasons for leaving: Achievement of the development objectives.
January 1998 --- January 2001
Economic and financial forecasts and planning, assets and environmental valuations, environmental impact assessment and reporting, assistance in merger and acquisition transactions and business development activities, project planning and financing. Major projects carried out have included the participation to the European funded TACIS Programme in Moscow (“training of trainers” project in the field of business planning), UN project regarding the investment assessment of the Government intervention for the processionary caterpillar infestation in the forests of Cyprus, economic and environmental appraisals in U.K., North Africa and Greece. Achievements: Start up and growth of the economic division, from 2 to 12 person. Major projects awarded in Italy, UK and North Africa. EU funded programmes across Europe. Team management. Reasons for leaving: Major investment programme in the family owned company.
January 1995 --- January 1998
Analyst with assignments in privatisation and M&A projects, investment and business plan appraisals, company and market analysis, target company identification, assistance in negotiations. Major assignments have included the participation in the team of analysts in the EEC funded project for the assessment of the Alitalia fund raising programme; assessment on behalf of the Ministry of Treasury of the restructuring and re-launch programme of the Italian Postal Authority; investment assessment of European funded entrepreneurial projects presented in three regions in South Italy (“Patti Territoriali”); market and company analysis throughout Italy in mergers and acquisition transactions. Achievements: Growth of the Corporate Finance Division in Rome, from 6 to 24 persons. Responsibility of the E&Y International network, Responsibility of foreign contracts. Reasons for leaving: Professional and career opportunities.
Manufacturingpeople managementNew Business DevelopmentBusiness Process ImprovementBusiness StrategyProblem SolvingChange ManagementProject ManagementAutomationStrategic PlanningSupply Chain ManagementQuality ManagementBudget ManagementBudget NegotiationContinuous ImprovementCross-functional team leadershipEntrepreneurshipLeadershipLogisticsmanagementProblem-solving methods and troubleshootingProcess EngineeringProcess improvementProcurementQA complianceQuality Assurance (QA)Quality AuditingQuality Control (QC)Supply ChainTeam BuildingTeam LeadershipTeam ManagementTeamworkUnderstand how results translate to practice
Skills and Expertise
Manage budgetsManage complexityManage contractors Collaborate with project teamCreates a collaborative team environmentLead teamsSolve problemsassess the needs of the project(s)/program(s) and make changes in process, work flow and/or assignments.Adjust processes and methodsAssess quality process issuesCalculate process efficiencyIdentify growth / improvement potentialAnalyse growth / improvement potentialAdvise on strategyTranslate strategy into operational plans Technology researchCoach staffCommunicate effectively on different company levelsDetermine potential relationshipsDevelop strong internal relationships with stakeholdersEstablish professional relationships with partnersGuide staffIdentify market opportunitiesMaintain strong relationshipsManage multiple projectsManage projects resourcesManage risksProject probable outcomesReview quality policiesWork cross-functionally
Master in International Business & Economic Development from University of Reading in 1994
BA Honours Degree in Economics from University of Reading in 1993
Training and Certification
Applied Project Management in 2013 Training
Engaging in Corporate Executive Communication in 2013 Training
Conseiller en Prevention in 2014 Certification
Change Management in 2013 Certification
Prince2 Foundation in 2013 Certification
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