Valentina has developed her career in international management environments, where she held leadership roles in which she delivered with great stamina.

Marketing and Sales Director in private and public companies in tourism & hospitality, destination management and visitor attractions. In Diageo PlC, (UK) several years, driving Guinness Storehouse international marketing strategies to become n.1 visitor attraction in Ireland. A winner of national awards Best Digital Marketing, Best Hospitality Marketing, All Ireland Marketing Awards, the most 'prestigious marketing award. Consultant for the National Irish tourism body. Guest lecturer and public speaker DCU (Dublin City University) IMI (Irish Management Institue), DIT (Dublin Information Technology), E Symposium Conference, UNESCO Master in social forecasting, University of Trento.

In Italy, responsible for a network of new business services Chambers of Commerce, she has toured the length and breadth of the peninsula, being able to study the cluster-sme model that has given so much to the economic fortunes of Italy.

Coordinator and Head of the European Union project in Central Asia, in contact with social and economic models intrinsically far and yet aspiring adepts of capitalism.

Director of tourist consortia in the North Veneto and elected provincial president of Federturismo, board member of the Dolomites Consortium and tourism board member of the Chamber of Commerce.

Graduated with honors at the University of Florence, Master in Trainers Training AIF in Milan, stages in Paris, Chamber of Commerce, and Tokyo (Japan JETRO).

Full accredited member of A.P.F. – Association Professional Futurists- ,past member and Global Scanner for Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies.
She specialises in Tourism Futures and megatrends.

She writes and publishes on Business & Finance magazine Ireland and Hospitality Ireland magazine.

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