The Board of Directors of Oxfam Italia is renewed. On 2 July, the Shareholders’ Meeting elected Emilia Romano as the new president, who has been involved in the non-profit sector for over 30 years with organizations such as Greenpeace, Save the Children and Unhcr, and founder and director of the Italian office of HelpAge, an association which deals with the protection of the rights of the elderly. In the same session, the board of directors was renewed and expanded from 7 to 9 members.
The board will be composed of: Sabina Siniscalchi, outgoing president of Oxfam Italia and former member of the board of directors of Banca Etica; Filippo Bartalesi, doctor and manager of the Careggi university hospital in Florence; Ambrogio Brenna, expert in corporate social responsibility, former trade unionist and regional councilor for Economic Development of the Tuscany Region; Cecilia Brighi, Secretary General of the Italy-Burma Association. Together APS; Alessandra Maggi, former president of the Istituto degli Innocenti in Florence; Livia Marinetto, expert in economic planning of local authorities and former manager of local authorities; Tommaso Olmastroni, expert in digital systems and IT security, currently Senior Security System Engineer for Scai Puntoit; Bianca Maria Pomeranzi, former head of gender policies and development of international institutions for the Directorate General for Development Cooperation of the Foreign Ministry.
“Our help is addressed to the weakest and at risk of exclusion of the population both in Italy and in developing countries and will be increasingly so in the coming years”, said Emilia Romano in accepting the position of President Oxfam Italy. (HANDLE).
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