About Us

The Italian Chamber of Commerce in New Zealand is a non-profit member-based organization that works to stimulate, facilitate, and foster economic and trade relations between Italy and New Zealand.

The Chamber has been up and running since July 2000 thanks to the support of our valuable members and the many volunteers that made, and still make, the Chamber what it is right now!

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OUR MISSION

To promote the Italianità and the Made in Italy by supporting Italians seeking to do business with New Zealanders as well as New Zealanders seeking to do business with Italians.

WHAT WE DO

Provide information to and support Italian businesses looking to establish or expand here in New Zealand

Organize and participate in different business and networking events to promote the Italianità

Promote members and members' activities throughout our extensive network of contacts

Keep our members and subscribers up to date about business opportunities and other important news

Offer different types of services

WHO WE ARE

The Chamber is built on the support of many who are passionate about New Zealand-Italy connections like our members and volunteers.

Our Council comprises a talented group of Italians and New Zealanders based in New Zealand with an high standard of professionalism and integrity that operates in accordance with our Statement of Values & Code of Conduct and our Constitution.

Stefano is an experienced lecturer of international economics at Bocconi University and ISPI (Milan) and currently a research fellow at the Europe Institute, University of Auckland.

Formerly, Stefano served as economic counselor at the Italian Communication Regulatory Authority, consultant for the Italian Ministry for Foreign Affairs, for the Milan Chamber of Commerce and for some private companies.

Stefano represents and leads the Chamber in achieving its mission: to strengthen the economic relationship between Italy and New Zealand. In his work, the President is helped by the Council and the Secretary-General. The Council is made of three vice-Presidents (one per each main geographic area) and six Councillors, all with a long experience and deep knowledge in sectors that are key for the aims of the Chamber.

VICE PRESIDENTS
COUNCILLORS
THE ITALIAN TEAM

To top up the expertise offered by the New Zealand team as well as to ensure continuity of service for the Italian companies interested in the New Zealand market, the ICCNZ can also count on the support of two highly skilled and experienced professionals:
Law. Francesco Mambrini (on the left) and Eng. Roberto Piccione (on the right). 

PRESIDENT: STEFANO RIELA

Stefano is an experienced lecturer of international economics at Bocconi University and ISPI (Milan) and currently a research fellow at the Europe Institute, University of Auckland.

Formerly, Stefano served as economic counselor at the Italian Communication Regulatory Authority, consultant for the Italian Ministry for Foreign Affairs, for the Milan Chamber of Commerce and for some private companies.

Stefano represents and leads the Chamber in achieving its mission: to strengthen the economic relationship between Italy and New Zealand. In his work, the President is helped by the Council and the Secretary-General. The Council is made of three vice-Presidents (one per each main geographic area) and six Councillors, all with a long experience and deep knowledge in sectors that are key for the aims of the Chamber.

VICE PRESIDENTS
COUNCILLORS
THE ITALIAN TEAM

To top up the expertise offered by the New Zealand team as well as to ensure continuity of service for the Italian companies interested in the New Zealand market, the ICCNZ can also count on the support of two highly skilled and experienced professionals:
Law. Francesco Mambrini (on the left) and Eng. Roberto Piccione (on the right).