Fulvia Battarra Isalberti
Fulvia has an in-depth knowledge of the Italian food industry and she is an expert in food marketing and food service, having worked in important Italian companies in the sector. Over the years, she has held various roles: she has been fast food store manager, therefore buyer, head of development new projects and product manager. From 1999 Fulvia has been freelancing as a specialist in trade mark projects and branding. She was consultant to the Carrefour and Finiper Groups working to create a line of typical and traditional Italian products called “Terre d’Italia” and currently she is a consultant to Finiper Group to develop a branding project packaged for the Free Service Range. From 2009 as Link2Italy Partner, Fulvia has approached various sectors, she is involved in marketing consultancy, market research, trade mission organization and management, B2B matching. Italian mother tongue, fluent in english and french.
Laura was born in the Netherlands to a dutch mother and an italian father. She currently works and lives in Milan. She worked a long time as a Senior Advisor for the Commercial Dept. of the Consulate-General of the Netherlands in Milan. She has many years of practical experience in consulting Dutch SMEs on doing business in Italy in a variety of industry sectors such as the engineering industry, automotive, health, creative industry, logistics, environmental technology, petrochemicals, consumer goods. She can provide market researches and help you identifying a reliable business partner. She has also a solid experience in the organization of collective trade fair participations, workshops and B2B matchmaking events. Moreover, in managing public/private partnership projects, institutional relations and B2G. Bilingual italian-dutch, fluent in english and french.
Annemieke van Staveren
Annemieke van Staveren lives and works in the Netherlands. She is a creative and energetic person combining common sense with perseverance and a determination to find the best solutions for each client.
Annemieke began her career at the age of 30 in the Dutch Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries. She then became a project manager at NCH, a Dutch State institution for international commercial relations, organising and running Dutch stands for foreign Trade Fairs, commercial missions and matchmaking and establishing NICH, an association for business relations between Italy and the Netherlands. After dedicating her time for several years to trading in objets d’art and vintage furnishings, she brings her professionalism and love for Italy to Link2Italy.
Annemieke is Dutch with fluent english and german and a good level of Italian.