Executive Committee

  • Enrico Cleva

    Enrico Cleva

    President

    Enrico G. Cleva is an Italian architect, interior designer and international business development consultant in the design an…

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  • Michele Crociani

    Michele Crociani

    Secretary

    Michele Crociani is the International Sales Director of Wall&decò, a reference business in the production and commercializat…

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  • Marisa Corso

    Marisa Corso

    Executive Advisor

    A highly successful professional, she boasts a long career in the field of marketing: initially as an exhibition marketing st…

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  • Davide Ravalli

    Davide Ravalli

    Director

    After several years of experience in the private equity space he started an entrepreneurial career. Founder of 6 proptech com…

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Board of Directors

  • Francesco Scullica

    Francesco Scullica

    Scholarship

    Francesco Scullica, Architect, Ph.D. in Interior Architecture, is full professor in Industrial Design at Design Department, P…

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  • Sergio Grazioli

    Sergio Grazioli

    Membership

    Sergio is a senior salesman with a proven project management and business development ability to assist interior design manuf…

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  • Anna Paola Tassi

    Anna Paola Tassi

    Programming

    Anna Paola has extensive knowledge of architecture and design, given that for more than 25 years she and her family have been…

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  • William Loloey

    William Loloey

    Fundraising

    William Loloey is co-owner and Managing Director of Loloey srl. The company, established in 1963, is based in Milan and provi…

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  • Silvia Criscione

    Silvia Criscione

    Marketing

    Silvia Criscione is a Lifestyle & Color consultant, she encourages the achievement of an evolved lifestyle. By the use of…

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  • Enrico Cleva

    Enrico Cleva

    NEWH, Inc. Delegate

    Enrico G. Cleva is an Italian architect, interior designer and international business development consultant in the design an…

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Committee Chair

  • Sergio Cassarini

    Sergio Cassarini

    Social Media

    Sergio Cassarini holds the position of head of the Promotion Business Unit at Atlas Concorde, Italian excellence in the produ…

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  • Tanya Ramolo

    Tanya Ramolo

    Publications

    With a Master’s Degree in Economics, Tanya Ramolo is a trained economist who has made her mark in the hospitality sector, a…

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Enrico Cleva

Enrico Cleva

President

Enrico G. Cleva is an Italian architect, interior designer and international business development consultant in the design and exhibition businesses. A graduate of Politecnico di Milano University, Enrico founded his practice in 2005 with his wife architect Sara Viarengo Cleva, focused mainly on interiors for corporate offices and high end residential projects. Enrico is official representative of Fiera Milano in Canada, working on the business development of global shows like Host Milano, Tuttofood and HOMI. He is a strategic consultant for the Interior Designers of Canada association, a regular speaker on interior design trends and writes for design magazines such as Canadian Interiors.

Michele Crociani

Michele Crociani

Secretary

Michele Crociani is the International Sales Director of Wall&decò, a reference business in the production and commercialization of bespoke wallpaper.

With over 15 years’ experience in the Hospitality Industry, Michele Crociani built a solid reputation within the segment with proven results within broad functions including sales and marketing, key account development, strategic planning, brand building and product specification within the A&D community. The years of experience have evolved by working closely with Procurement, Property Owners, Designers and Architects to meet the client and project specifications in product, price and service.

Extended knowledge in multiple geographical areas (travelled 50+ countries) that resulted in successful turnover growth records.

Marisa Corso

Marisa Corso

Executive Advisor

A highly successful professional, she boasts a long career in the field of marketing: initially as an exhibition marketing strategist she developed and launched new trade fair formats dedicated to B2B; since then she has focused on international marketing strategies of national and multinational companies.

Her passion for marketing together with her deep belief in internationalization as the key to manage the increasingly globalised market has led her to turn to a business development specialist, mainly operating in the field of architecture and design, in which she possesses advanced knowledge. Meanwhile she has become lecturer in International Marketing at Il Sole 24 Ore Business School.

As a professional working at MC International that she founded, she supports both medium enterprises and public institutions helping them to reinforce their positioning at the local level as well as their competitiveness while conquering new markets.

Davide Ravalli

Davide Ravalli

Director

After several years of experience in the private equity space he started an entrepreneurial career. Founder of 6 proptech companies since 2014 at present he holds active positions as Directors & Head of M&A in ALTIDO Ltd, leading company in the Vacation Rental Market, Founder & Director of Rinnow, interior design and renovation company and Head of Hospitality for CIRAV Srl, Real Estate company.

Francesco Scullica

Francesco Scullica

Scholarship

Francesco Scullica, Architect, Ph.D. in Interior Architecture, is full professor in Industrial Design at Design Department, Politecnico di Milano. He has cooperated with some relevant architects and designers in univeristary and professional field: among these we mention: Arturo Dell’Acqua Bellavitis, Andrea Branzi, Giorgio Host Ivesich, Bruno Morassutti and Luca Scacchetti. Since many years he has taken part in international seminars as well as in activities as “Visiting Professor” at several foreign universities, such as the School of Architecture of Barcelona (Spain), the De Montfort University of Leicester (United Kingdom), the Institut d’Art Visuel of Orléans (France), the Fachhochschule für Gestaltung of Schwäbisch Gmünd (Germany), the TEI (Technological Educational Institution) of Athens (Greece), the Lantao Culture of Beijing (China), the RTU- Riga Technical University (Latvia), the Art and Design Accademy in Latvia, the Heag (Haute Ecole des Art e Design in Geneve- Switzerland), the University of Oslo (Norvey). Nowadays (2020) he is the scientific director of two relevant master: the Master Interior Design by Politecnico di Milano and the “EMDM-Executive Management Design Master- for Innovative Environments” in cooperation between the Tongji University of Shanghai and the Politecnico di Milano. Ph.D. in Furnishing and Interior Architecture, since his doctorate (1996-1999) he started a research activity on the tourist-accommodation field and on hospitality design: in 2000 He was one of the promoter of “ H&C design” (Hotel and Contract Design). Scientific Observatory on Tourism and Hospitality (together with Arturo Dell’Acqua Bellavitis, Marco Piva, and Giuliano Simonelli), and he has organized specific refresher courses (Hotel & Contract and Hotel Experience Design, Hotel Design Solutions), contract design awards (Contract Design International Design Award), meetings, congresses and exhibitions at industry fairs (Tecnhotel in Genoa, SIA Guest in Rimini, Homi and Host- at Fiera Milano), metadesign and design researches also with reference to businesses in the field, as well as the publication of volumes, articles and books. His role as expert on the Ospitality sector and Hotel design field lead him to be part of research teams, international congress and conference, and to promote professional design consultant activities as well.
He also dealt with other research subjects on furniture design, e.g. regarding the field of contract (Interior Contract) with reference to hospitality, retail and office spaces; others research subjects are “design for a wider usership”, and “The role of design in relation with the culture of living”. He was the Italian Design Ambassador in Latvia, for the 2018 and 2019 editions of the Italian Design Day, and Italian Design Ambassador in Norvey for the 2020 edition. Among his relavant pubblications on the hospitality and hotel design field: Scullica F. (2008) Interni Ospitali, Santarcangelo di Romanga (RM): Maggioli; Scullica, F., Del Zanna, G., Fossati, M.R., (2012), Human Hotel Design, Milano: Franco Angeli; Scullica, F., Elgani, E. M., (edts- 2019), Living, working and traveling, interior design for new scenarios between hospitality and work-field, Milano: FrancoAngeli, D.I.- Design International Series.

Sergio Grazioli

Sergio Grazioli

Membership

Sergio is a senior salesman with a proven project management and business development ability to assist interior design manufacturing enterprise in developing contract market and securing works from leading designers and contractors.

Developing and maintaining strong and positive cross functional working relationships with key stakeholders – from ownership to general contractors and to architects and designers along the way – is one of his key point and main objective.

Strong organizational skills, sense of responsibility, autonomy and initiative. Always striving to go the extra mile and to cope unexpected and difficult situations as to achieving set goals.

He is an active member of FIABCI Italian Chapter Board (www.fiabci.org), where he currently serves for developing relationship with architects and designers.

In his spare time, Sergio has a keen interest in cultural and social activities: he is founder (1998) and current president of “Dimensione Cultura” – pensare per agire”, a culture association and former board member of CTL3, a public consortium for building a sports center (golf course, football, athletic track).

Anna Paola Tassi

Anna Paola Tassi

Programming

Anna Paola has extensive knowledge of architecture and design, given that for more than 25 years she and her family have been working with Italian and foreign clients in the construction and real estate business. She combines her passion for Made in Italy, restoration, and quality products, with outstanding skills in the handling of the commercial side.

For some years now she successfully pursues the introduction and insertion of Italian design firms into the UK market, as Managing Director of Arpa International, her firm that works with professionals from all relevant sectors. Furthermore, Anna Paola is a skilled communicator, with great experience pertaining to the organisation of events both in Italy and/or abroad, with and for touristic, business or scientific focus and target audiences.

Anna Paola has mastered the challenge of combining a focused and result-oriented approach with the creative and flexible Italian way of finding solutions for complex situations. Her management style is transparent, project and service driven, fair and open with collaborators and partners. She strives to achieve excellence of services by balancing the aspects of quality, economy, and timely delivery that suit each client. Her empathy and humour make working with her a pleasure in business and human relations.

William Loloey

William Loloey

Fundraising

William Loloey is co-owner and Managing Director of Loloey srl. The company, established in 1963, is based in Milan and provides custom carpets for the hospitality, naval and residential sectors to clients all over the world.

William Loloey graduated from Columbia University in New York with a BSC in Civil Engineering. After a brief work experience as Project Manager for some large construction companies he moved back to Italy and joined the family business. With close to 40 years of experience in the interior design sector, he is currently particularly focused on the geographical expansion of the company.

Silvia Criscione

Silvia Criscione

Marketing

Silvia Criscione is a Lifestyle & Color consultant, she encourages the achievement of an evolved lifestyle.

By the use of Colour as a crucial tool decodes individual attitudes, explores development processes and interaction between people and their environments. (residential, offices, hotel, restaurants, retail etc.)

Experienced in business development and International networking she worked for over 15 years at Progetto CMR, ranked among the World’s Top 100 architectural firms, as key contact person for the International real estate sales & marketing and for the European ArchitectsNetwork.

She was also active in PR & Sales team dedicated to the development of Exclusive Sports Club and Luxury Wellness Centers.

As a speaker and trainer collaborates with both professionals and companies across multiple fields where improving the quality of life and achieving the best social impact is a value and a growing factor: education, design & architecture, image, wellbeing, nutrition, music & entertainment

Enrico Cleva

Enrico Cleva

NEWH, Inc. Delegate

Enrico G. Cleva is an Italian architect, interior designer and international business development consultant in the design and exhibition businesses. A graduate of Politecnico di Milano University, Enrico founded his practice in 2005 with his wife architect Sara Viarengo Cleva, focused mainly on interiors for corporate offices and high end residential projects. Enrico is official representative of Fiera Milano in Canada, working on the business development of global shows like Host Milano, Tuttofood and HOMI. He is a strategic consultant for the Interior Designers of Canada association, a regular speaker on interior design trends and writes for design magazines such as Canadian Interiors.

Sergio Cassarini

Sergio Cassarini

Social Media

Sergio Cassarini holds the position of head of the Promotion Business Unit at Atlas Concorde, Italian excellence in the production of high-end stoneware and ceramic tiles.

He is a great networker, a lover of good quality design and a supporter of the motto “Italians do it better”! He has gained extensive experience in the hospitality segment, leading the Atlas Concorde brand to specialize in this very demanding market segment. The turnover of this commercial channel has always grown in double-digit. Sergio has developed the hospitality business by holding important negotiations with international players located in four continents: investors, Interior Designers, Architects, Hotel Chains and also commercial partners.

In addition to being a recognized Business Development Manager in the sector, he has a technical soul as a designer, in fact he is still enrolled in the order of Architectural Engineers. He earned an MBA degree from Bologna Business School in 2014.

Tanya Ramolo

Tanya Ramolo

Publications

With a Master’s Degree in Economics, Tanya Ramolo is a trained economist who has made her mark in the hospitality sector, an industry for which she has always had a passion. As a Canadian residing in Italy, she currently occupies the role of Head of Italy & France for RH Contract, a multicategory supplier of luxury furnishings for the global hospitality, commercial and residential markets and also a Corporate Partner for NEWH.

Tanya has been a member of NEWH since her days in Toronto, Canada, and is thrilled to be a part of the newest chapter, Milano, in the premier networking resource. In her free time, she loves exploring new countries, experiencing new cultures, and meeting new people.