Board of Directors

Omar BassaltiOmar Bassalti – President

Omar a Chartered Professional Italian Mechanical Engineer of Politecnico di Milano with 10 years working experience for companies project oriented, mainly Oil & Gas and Infrastructure. In December of 2015 starts the passion for FinTech and cryptocurrencies market and with a group of partners in 2017 formalises Gentium Capital a partnership firm within the FinTech and cryptocurrency ecosystem. In the Italian Association, he is the President with supervision of Commercial and Financial team. Detailed, meticulous on numbers, costs, cash flow and profit. Omar moved to Singapore in December 2010, he is married with Ling and they have two babies, Victoria and Caesar.

Alberto Forchielli – Vice President

Alberto, Harvard laureate, pragmatic, passionate, and obsessive, 35 years of managerial experience in international affairs development, with a particular focus on the United States, Europe, and China. Managing Partner of Mandarin Capital Partners. Currently, he also deals with dynamics and themes related to the global labour market, as well as talent and skills management at an international level with special attention to problems youth are facing and professional training. He worked and lived for long periods of time in Santiago, Lima, Buenos Aires, Boston, London, Rome, Turin, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Washington DC, Luxembourg, and Munich. Currently, he divides his time between Hong Kong and Boston, and he is always aware of themes regarding the global economy, internationalization, and labour globalization.

IMG_3534Alessia Sprocatti – Treasurer

Alessia arrived in Singapore with her husband Marco and them daughter in 2013, she is from Vicenza. She has a Diploma in corporate accounting, working for more than 20 years in a law firm. In 2015 immediately joined the project of Italian Association of Singapore, from the begging Alessia and her husband are Founding Members. She is Treasurer responsible for payments execution and administration coordination.

ludovica girardoLudovica Girardo – Treasurer Assistant

Ludovica came from New Zealand to Singapore in 2011. She is involved in the F&B business and she is currently the Senior Sales Executive at Euraco Finefood Singapore. Landed in Singapore in May 2011 Ludovica had an internship in business entity. She is involved currently in the F&B business and she has the position of Treasurer Assistant in the Italian Association of Singapore. She is an important asset for the Italian Woman community in Singapore.

Maurizio CastorinaMaurizio Castorina – Secretary

Maurizio is an R&D Manager in a semiconductor company with 21 years experience. He live in Singapore since 2012 and joined IAS when the project was started already but soon wants to be active part of the core team of the association. His passion is to promote Italy and help Italians that will come to better integrate in this amazing country Of Singapore. In the Italian Association he is the Secretary following the Members and the activities regarding planning and organisation of events till the IAS setup, and management.

Gianfranco Di Stefano – Secretary Assistant

Gianfranco Di Stefano is R&D project manager and works in a semiconductor company for more than 20 years. As soon as he arrived in Singapore he almost immediately joined the Association at the beginning helping in organizing events as a volunteer of the Italian association. In 2017 he was appointed as Internal Auditor and since 2018 he is part of the board.

David Carollo – Digital Marketing Director

David Carollo is a polymorphic professional with creative, technical, strategic and entrepreneurial skills. With a Master’s Degree with honour in Communication Theory and Technology he had several interesting experiences in the world of innovation, ICT and advertising. On 2015 David was appointed as one of the Italian Digital Champions and he published many articles on Social Media and Digital Marketing and a book on 2016; moreover he hosted some speeches about these topics in Italian universities and business meetings.

antonio bottianiAntonio Bottiani – Legal Director

Antonio, has more than 20 years experience working abroad : Switzerland, Germany , Norway, Middle East, UK and eventually Singapore where he arrived in  2002. A former Italian Navy Officer, graduated from Naval Accademy in Livorno and from University of Pisa, is the Managing Director of CUT Asia pacific, a company specialized in underwater services for offshore oil and gas industry and special projects for petrochemical plants. Married to Florence, spends his free time jogging, biking, cooking, travelling, reading. Antonio is the Legal Director collaborating closely with the General Manager on legal affairs.

Honorary Auditors

Charmaine Chew, Business Development Manager.

Katja Krizman, PhD at National University of Singapore.

Attached the Constitution Org Chart:- Constitution Org Chart

Here attached the Operations Org Chart:- application_pdf