Rachele has extensive experience in fostering business, institutional networks and promoting Italian companies and bilateral trade abroad. Rachele joined the team in Sydney in 2016 after working at the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Tokyo for 5 years.Rachele is from Milan and is the first female Secretary General of the Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Australia. She has been selected as Emerging Leader for the Eu-Australia Leadership Forum 2018-2019, and Finalist as Non-For-Profit Executive of the Year 2020 by CEO Magazine.
After a Master Degree in Metodologia e Critica dello spettacolo, Manuela collaborated for several years with the Italian actor Luca Zingaretti, before landing in the hands of the Rome Film Festival. Here she grew professionally, managing high profile events in the most iconic locations in Rome: one above all, the Auditorium Parco della Musica. Manuela believes in the team, in collaborative and transparent work and in the desire to give the public something precious. Years of experience have taught her that these are the main ingredients for success in any event. She arrived in Sydney at the end of 2018, in 2020 she became a journalist and co-started the project of a radio designed for Italians abroad. Since April 2021, she has joined the team at the Chamber.