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ICCNZ Council Member Cav. Carolina Izzo

Cav. Carolina Izzo

http://carolinaizzo.com/

President

Carolina Izzo is the Managing Director of the Art Conservation Company, Studio Carolina Izzo Ltd. After twenty years restoring works of art for major institutions in Italy, Carolina and her family moved to New Zealand in 2001. She worked for a number of years at the National Museum, Te Papa Tongarewa and now manages her own business specialised in Consultation and Conservation of Art & Heritage with studios in Wellington and Auckland.

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Aldo Miccio

Aldo Miccio

https://kelacharms.com

Vice President

Aldo Miccio was born in Nelson, New Zealand, from Italian parents Raffaele and Cristina Miccio. In 2007 he achieved a personal goal of making a positive change for current and future generations of Nelson residents and visitors, by becoming a Nelson City Councillor. Three years later (in 2010) he was elected as the youngest ever Mayor of Nelson City, and the first Italian to become mayor of a city in New Zealand ,Serving a term from 2010 to 2013.

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Lindsey Jones

Lindsey Jones

Vice President

Lindsey Jones was for many years a partner at Chapman Tripp, one of New Zealand’s leading corporate law firms.  Her area of expertise is commercial law, with a particular emphasis on competition and consumer law.  She has advised many of New Zealand’s major companies, as well as international organisations operating, or seeking to establish operations, in New Zealand and small businesses and professionals.

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Barbara Miller

https://www.millerjohnson.co.nz

Treasurer

Barbara Miller is the director of Auckland chartered accounting firm Miller Johnson. Barbara is a mentor and public practitioner under the Institute of Chartered Accountants ANZ, and works mainly with small and medium business clients to support their management and development. Barbara became a partner in the firm in 1994, and is now the sole director.

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Marco Canegallo

Marco Canegallo

http://www.zero.sutterprofessional.com/en

Councillor

Marco has a master degree in Science and a specialization in Applied Ecology but his working background ranges from composite materials industry to private banking, back in Italy and then food and FMCG in New Zealand. He owned and directed for 7 years, until the end of 2016, European Foods Limited in Auckland, growing it from a small local and family business to a corporate company with 50 employees and products sold in every supermarket and restaurants nationwide. 

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Gaetano Ciurcina

Gaetano Ciurcina

Councillor

Gaetano Ciurcina is an international trade consultant specialising in intellectual property and brand protection. He has experience in the public and private sector having worked for leading institutions around Europe, such as the European Patent Office, the EU Intellectual Property Office, the anti-counterfeiting Unit of the Europol, as well as well-reputed consulting firms based in London. Gaetano has provided marketing research and consultancy on digital strategy for clients in different industries. He has advised on preventing intellectual property infringement and brand abuse online and offline. 

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Mauro DiPaoli

Mauro Depaoli

Councillor

Mauro Depaoli was born in Trento, Italy and moved to New Zealand in 2007.  With more than 12 years’ experience in network engineering and enterprise project management, Mauro is currently working for a leading New Zealand construction products company as Group ICT Manager.   

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Max Capocaccia

Max Capocaccia

http://www.mcarchstudio.nz/

Councillor

Massimiliano, aka Max, is an architect registered in New Zealand and in the EU.

Max was exposed to the foundations of design from an early age and worked at his father’s practice in his native Rome. He completed a Masters in architecture at University of La Sapienza in Rome and later established his own practice also in Rome in 2004.

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paolo rotondo

Paolo Rotondo

http://www.cinemaitalianonz.com/

Councillor

Paolo Rotondo is the Artistic Director of the Cinema Italiano Festival. Paolo and wife Renee started the Festival in 2015. Travelling to eleven centres, the Festival collaborates with Italian businesses and cultural organisations throughout the country. Born in Napoli, before moving to New Zealand when he was eleven years Paolo proudly calls himself Napoletano.

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stefano pessina

Stefano Pessina

Councillor

Stefano Pessina was for many years the CEO of VIABIT S.p.a., a company based in Biella (Italy) specializing in the infrastructure sector. He was also appointed Chairman of Cassa Edile Biellese (Welfare Trust for Construction Workers) and Chairman of the Health and Safety Committee for the area of Biella.

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Susan Buckland

Susan Buckland

Councillor

Susan Buckland is an award-winning journalist whose travel articles and photographs have won Cathay Pacific Travel Media awards for Best newspaper travel stories and twice won the Qantas Media Awards for Best Travel Column. Her story about the Falkland Islands was included in an anthology of award winning travel stories by New Zealand travel writers. (Published by New Holland, 2012). She is a former travel columnist for the Sunday Star Times and the NZ Herald, Susan and has also written and presented radio and television travel shows during her long-standing career in journalism.

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