New President for Italian chamber

Daniel Shilito, British Chamber for ItalyThe British Chamber of Commerce for Italy (BCCI) announced that Daniel Shillito had been appointed President earlier this year. His involvement with the chamber had grown considerably in recent months, as he led the chamber's Brexit-related initiatives. He has helped manage international trade delegations and has also building relations with key local business associations.

Daniel is already well known within COBCOE circles as a member of the Brexit Ambition task-force.

The key objectives for the Milan-based chamber cited by Daniel will be to focus on relevant member services and the challenge of positioning the chamber as a key partner ready to help businesses grow and adapt to the changing environment.

Daniel said on his appointment: "We want to continue to ensure our chamber is relevant and valuable to all members, and our team is ready to take this opportunity. It's an honour and a privilege to lead the chamber through this particularly challenging political and business environment and I am sincerely grateful for the support of the Council and our members."

An active member of the chamber since 2013, Daniel became a Councillor in 2015. He started hs professional advisory career over 30 years ago in Australia. After 10 years in business consulting and tax advisory roles, he went on to hold senior commercial and financial management positions within multinational companies across Europe, the US and Australia, in the sectors of information technology, real estate and consumer product marketing and distribution.

Today, Daniel leads the Milan office of the Spectrum IFA Group, a European network of independent financial advisors licensed to provide advice and assistance for professionals, business owners and expatriates, many of whom are managing assets in several countries in complex situations. He continues to manage the cross-border financial advice business My Financial Life which commenced in 2003.

Above: Daniel Shillito speaking at the chamber Gala Dinner 2017 with guest of honour HMA Jill Morris

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