people

Simone Crolla has been Managing Director of American Chamber of Commerce in Italy since 2009, an organization active in promoting transatlantic relations between Italy and the United States, taking care of both institutional and business aspects, with a focus also on strategic internationalization projects for Italian SMEs interested in developing their business in the American market. He has also developed significant expertise in fundraising, policymaking, political intelligence, strategic decision making, and complex project management. His wide network and strong interpersonal and communication skills are his main assets. He was a MP of the Italian Republic and served as Deputy Chief of Staff to the Prime Minister at Palazzo Chigi.

SIMONE
CROLLA

Chairman






SIMONE CROLLA

Chairman



Simone Crolla has been Managing Director of American Chamber of Commerce in Italy since 2009, an organization active in promoting transatlantic relations between Italy and the United States, taking care of both institutional and business aspects, with a focus also on strategic internationalization projects for Italian SMEs interested in developing their business in the American market. He has also developed significant expertise in fundraising, policymaking, political intelligence, strategic decision making, and complex project management. His wide network and strong interpersonal and communication skills are his main assets. He was a MP of the Italian Republic and served as Deputy Chief of Staff to the Prime Minister at Palazzo Chigi.

NICOLò
CREMONA

Chief EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Nicolò Cremona has been Advocacy & Public Affairs Consultant of the American Chamber of Commerce in Italy since 2016, managing Institutional and Public Affairs activities. He has developed a proven track record in advocacy projects for US investors and corporations. He helps US investors in navigating the complexity of the  Italian political and economic environment. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, a Master of Science in Economics and Political Science from the University of Milan and a Master of Letters in Management from the University of St. Andrews (UK).

He was selected as an Aspen Junior Fellow, in 2021 obtained a Master’s in Institutional Relations, Lobbying & Public Affairs from the Sole24Ore Business School, and in 2022 attended and obtained the Executive Program in Geopolitics and Government at the Limes School in Rome.








NICOLò CREMONA

chief executive officer

Nicolò Cremona has been Advocacy & Public Affairs Consultant of the American Chamber of Commerce in Italy since 2016, managing Institutional and Public Affairs activities. He has developed a proven track record in advocacy projects for US investors and corporations. He helps US investors in navigating the complexity of the  Italian political and economic environment. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, a Master of Science in Economics and Political Science from the University of Milan and a Master of Letters in Management from the University of St. Andrews (UK).

He was selected as an Aspen Junior Fellow, in 2021 obtained a Master’s in Institutional Relations, Lobbying & Public Affairs from the Sole24Ore Business School, and in 2022 attended and obtained the Executive Program in Geopolitics and Government at the Limes School in Rome.

Graduated in Literature with post graduate studies in Communications and Service ManagementLorenzo Caruso boasts a long lasting high-level career in Communications & Media Relations, Public Affairs & Advocacy, Crisis Communications & Issue Management, Sustainability & Stakeholders Engagement, spent through several major corporations and consultancy firms. Lorenzo started his career in economic journalism, to move then into the consultancy sector where he spent several years as Head of Corporate and Financial Communications practice and Board member in the leading US firm Burson-Marsteller (WPP Group), providing C- Level advisory services to global and Italian companies. In particular, Lorenzo supported major financial transactions like M&A, IPO, etc.. Following the period spent in consultancy, Lorenzo joined the leading global insurance company Generali, as Head of Group Media Relations. In 2006 Lorenzo moved to the Prysmian Group, global leader in the industry of cables and optical fiber for energy and telecommunications, as Vice President Global Communications & Public Affairs. Lorenzo can count on deep communications management skills combined with a wide business vision, in sectors like energy, telecom and infrastructures.





LORENZO
CARUSO

Senior Advisor Corporate and
Institutional Communications

Graduated in Literature with post graduate studies in Communications and Service ManagementLorenzo Caruso boasts a long lasting high-level career in Communications & Media Relations, Public Affairs & Advocacy, Crisis Communications & Issue Management, Sustainability & Stakeholders Engagement, spent through several major corporations and consultancy firms. Lorenzo started his career in economic journalism, to move then into the consultancy sector where he spent several years as Head of Corporate and Financial Communications practice and Board member in the leading US firm Burson-Marsteller (WPP Group), providing C- Level advisory services to global and Italian companies. In particular, Lorenzo supported major financial transactions like M&A, IPO, etc.. Following the period spent in consultancy, Lorenzo joined the leading global insurance company Generali, as Head of Group Media Relations. In 2006 Lorenzo moved to the Prysmian Group, global leader in the industry of cables and optical fiber for energy and telecommunications, as Vice President Global Communications & Public Affairs. Lorenzo can count on deep communications management skills combined with a wide business vision, in sectors like energy, telecom and infrastructures.    









LORENZO
CARUSO

Senior Advisor Corporate and Institutional Communications

MARIA GINEVRA CATTANEO

Head of Sustainability & Legal Affairs

Maria Ginevra Cattaneo, PhD MBA. Since 2013 she is Director for Europe of Incentives for Global Health (IGH), an international Organization based in California (US) focusing on access to medical drugs at a global level. At IGH she is mainly responsible for public affairs in the European Area. Since 2010 she is an academic researcher on sustainable development, with a deep focus in the life sciences field, in collaboration with LUISS University (Roma) and Yale University (USA). She has been a Visiting assistant in research at Global Justice Program of Yale University (CT, USA).  Between 2016 and 2021 she has managed the Research Division of Rucellai & Raffaelli law firm, also developing advocacy activities. Former legal consultant in civil, commercial, IP law and M&A at major law firms. She holds a degree in Law at LUISS University (Roma), a PhD in Law and New Technologies at Università di Bologna and a recently completed Executive MBA at SDA Bocconi University (Milano).

Maria Ginevra Cattaneo, PhD MBA. Since 2013 she is Director for Europe of Incentives for Global Health (IGH), an international Organization based in California (US) focusing on access to medical drugs at a global level. At IGH she is mainly responsible for public affairs in the European Area. Since 2010 she is an academic researcher on sustainable development, with a deep focus in the life sciences field, in collaboration with LUISS University (Roma) and Yale University (USA). She has been a Visiting assistant in research at Global Justice Program of Yale University (CT, USA).  Between 2016 and 2021 she has managed the Research Division of Rucellai & Raffaelli law firm, also developing advocacy activities. Former legal consultant in civil, commercial, IP law and M&A at major law firms. She holds a degree in Law at LUISS University (Roma), a PhD in Law and New Technologies at Università di Bologna and a recently completed Executive MBA at SDA Bocconi University (Milano).








MARIA GINEVRA CATTANEO

Head of Sustainability & Legal Affairs

Tommaso Rossetti is Public & Government Affairs Manager at Haizum. He previously worked as a Consultant in the field of Strategic Consulting and Sustainability at SCS Consulting, and as Project Manager in his family’s company in the O&G industry, gaining hands-on experience and working closely with some of the most important European players. In 2019, he had an experience at the American Chamber of Commerce in Italy as Business Scouting & Advocacy Consultant, supporting the team in managing high-complex transatlantic projects. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a Master’s degree in Public Policies from Luiss University in Rome, and a Master’s degree in Business Management and Sustainability from the Business School of University of Bologna. As a part of a University project, in collaboration with NATO and the Italian Army, he gained experience in the field of international development cooperation in Kosovo, being in touch with the KFOR mission. He has also completed an Executive Master’s Program in Strategic Affairs with the Italian Department for Information Security (DIS), where he learned techniques in economic analysis and intelligence.




TOMMASO
ROSSETTI

Public & Government
Affairs Manager

Elena Maria Puri is Public & Government Assistant for Haizum. A recent graduate with a double Master’s in International Political Economy and International Security, from the London School of Economics and Sciences Po. With a solid academic background, including a Philosophy, Politics and Economics degree from the University of Sussex, Elena is equipped with a versatile skill set. During her professional journey, she served as Political Affairs intern and as UK Regional Director for The Borgen Project, showcasing leadership in poverty reduction initiatives and government relations. Elena also ventured into the corporate world, interning at Enel Group in Brussels, where she supported the daily activities of the European Affairs Unit. Elena’s commitment extends beyond her professional roles. As a Partner and Volunteer for Energia per i Diritti Umani, she collaborates on projects focusing on human and social development in Italy, Senegal, Gambia, and India. Recognized for talent and innovation, she participated in programs like the Financial Times x Made in Italy Challenge. Elena Maria Puri’s passion for exploring the multifaceted nature of today’s world is the driving force behind her approach to complex global challenges.




ELENA MARIA
PURI

Public & Government
Assistant








TOMMASO ROSSETTI

Public & Government Affairs Manager

Tommaso Rossetti is Public & Government Affairs Manager at Haizum. He previously worked as a Consultant in the field of Strategic Consulting and Sustainability at SCS Consulting, and as Project Manager in his family’s company in the O&G industry, gaining hands-on experience and working closely with some of the most important European players. In 2019, he had an experience at the American Chamber of Commerce in Italy as Business Scouting & Advocacy Consultant, supporting the team in managing high-complex transatlantic projects. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a Master’s degree in Public Policies from Luiss University in Rome, and a Master’s degree in Business Management and Sustainability from the Business School of University of Bologna. As a part of a University project, in collaboration with NATO and the Italian Army, he gained experience in the field of international development cooperation in Kosovo, being in touch with the KFOR mission. He has also completed an Executive Master’s Program in Strategic Affairs with the Italian Department for Information Security (DIS), where he learned techniques in economic analysis and intelligence.





ELENA MARIA
PURI

ADVOCACY & PUBLIC AFFAIRS SPECIALIST

Elena Maria Puri is Advocacy & Public Affairs Specialist for Haizum. A recent graduate with a double Master’s in International Political Economy and International Security, from the London School of Economics and Sciences Po. With a solid academic background, including a Philosophy, Politics and Economics degree from the University of Sussex, Elena is equipped with a versatile skill set. During her professional journey, she served as Political Affairs intern and as UK Regional Director for The Borgen Project, showcasing leadership in poverty reduction initiatives and government relations. Elena also ventured into the corporate world, interning at Enel Group in Brussels, where she supported the daily activities of the European Affairs Unit. Elena’s commitment extends beyond her professional roles. As a Partner and Volunteer for Energia per i Diritti Umani, she collaborates on projects focusing on human and social development in Italy, Senegal, Gambia, and India. Recognized for talent and innovation, she participated in programs like the Financial Times x Made in Italy Challenge. Elena Maria Puri’s passion for exploring the multifaceted nature of today’s world is the driving force behind her approach to complex global challenges.

Elena Maria Puri is Advocacy & Public Affairs Specialist for Haizum. A recent graduate with a double Master’s in International Political Economy and International Security, from the London School of Economics and Sciences Po. With a solid academic background, including a Philosophy, Politics and Economics degree from the University of Sussex, Elena is equipped with a versatile skill set. During her professional journey, she served as Political Affairs intern and as UK Regional Director for The Borgen Project, showcasing leadership in poverty reduction initiatives and government relations. Elena also ventured into the corporate world, interning at Enel Group in Brussels, where she supported the daily activities of the European Affairs Unit. Elena’s commitment extends beyond her professional roles. As a Partner and Volunteer for Energia per i Diritti Umani, she collaborates on projects focusing on human and social development in Italy, Senegal, Gambia, and India. Recognized for talent and innovation, she participated in programs like the Financial Times x Made in Italy Challenge. Elena Maria Puri’s passion for exploring the multifaceted nature of today’s world is the driving force behind her approach to complex global challenges.









ELENA MARIA
PURI

ADVOCACY & PUBLIC AFFAIRS SPECIALIST

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