Fede Gardella

Graduated in Economics and Business, she worked for 10 years in Milan in large advertising and public relations agencies. With a strong specialization in institutional and economic-financial communication, since 1997 she has been working in Genoa as a professional consultant for communication, relations with the press and public relations within a professional structure, the Studio di Comunicazione.

Her experience in consulting and managing integrated communication for national and international clients spans today from political to financial communication and from culture to social communication.

She has been spokeswoman for the Mayor of Genoa, Giuseppe Pericu, during his first term; Head of Communication and Press Office of Genova 2004 – European Capital of Culture, and Coordinator of Costa Crociere’s Press Office Activities.

For 12 years she was the Communication / Press office Coordinator and strategic consultant of UCINA Confindustria Nautica and, on its behalf, of the Genoa International Boat Show.

She is member of Ferpi since 1995.

Paola Iacona

Graduated in Communication Sciences at the University of Turin, she completed her education in the sector attending a Specialization course in Public Relations and Business Communication in Milan and with internship experiences in a PR agency in Genoa and in the Media Planning office / Communication Division of Vodafone Italia, Milan.

Since 2004 she has worked in the Studio, alongside Fede Gardella, both on relations with the press and on event management and organization.

Over the years she has gained significant experience in the Press Office area – in particular in culture, art, tourism, science, health and social sectors – and manages the client from the communication plan to individual projects operational management.

Elena Cecchini

Graduated in Modern Literature at the University of Genoa in 2012, she attended a Master in Journalism and Fashion Communication in Rome and she gained internship experience in Press / PR Fashion offices in Fondazione Gianfranco Ferré and Calvin Klein, in Milan.

Back in Genoa, for almost two years she was involved in events and conferences planning, as well as offline and online communication.

Her strong interest in digital communication development and online marketing strategies led her to enrol at Ninja Marketing’s Online Master in Web Marketing & Social Media Communication, which she ended in March 2016.