Members of the Board

Giordano Emo Capodilista - Vice President

A Political Sciences Graduate, he runs an agricultural company focused mainly on the production of wine, in the province of Padova.
He was the President of Anga Padova, President of Confagricoltura Padova and President of the Colli Euganei Doc Wine Consortium. Currently he is the Vice – President of Confagricoltura Veneto.

Sandro Gambuzza - Vice President

He runs a mainly horticultural and olive making company  in the province of Ragusa.
He was the President of Confagricoltura Ragusa and President of the Chamber of Commerce of Ragusa.
He is the President of SAC spa (the international airport of Catania) and advisor of the Chamber of Commerce of South East Sicily.

Matteo Lasagna - Vice President

He runs a farming company specialized in animal products in Pegognaga, in the Mantova province, breeding milk cows for the production of Parmigiano Reggiano. He was the President of Confagricoltura Mantova and Confagricoltura Lombardy. He is an advisor for Confidi Systema, the consortium fidi of the Lombardia Regione, created from the synergy between Confagricoltura, Confindustria and Confartigianato.

Luca Brondelli di Brondello

He runs a cereal and wine farmhouse a Serralunga in Crea nel Monferrato, in province of Alessandria.
He is the President of Enapra, the training institute of Confagricoltura.
He is the President of Confagricoltura Alessandria.

Marco Caprai

He is a wine producer in Montefalco.
He was the President of Confagricoltura Umbria and responsible for the first restructuring of the system of territorial representation started by the Confederation, through the union of various provincial associations into one single Umbrian Organization.  

Nicola Cilento

Owner of a fruit producing company in Corigliano Calabro (CS), producing clementine tangerines, oranges and peaches.  He was President of both the Cosenza and Calabria Confederation of Italian Farmers, and is President of the Organization of producers COAB operating in the Piana di Sibari fruit and vegetables sector.

Lamberto Frescobaldi

President of the homonymous Tuscan wine company.  Since 2002, President of the Nugola Vineyard Society in Livorno, fruit of the joint-venture between the Marchi and Frescobaldi families.  Since 2005, CEO and President of “Tenute CastelGiocondo e di Luce della Vite”, specializing in the production of Brunello di Montalcino.  In 2007, he was nominated Georgofili Accademic; as well as Vice-President the Italian Wine Union.

Nicola Gherardi

He manages a cereal company in the Ferrarese area.  He was President of the Ferrara Confederation of Italian Farmers and Vice-President of the Emilia Romagna Confederation of Italian Farmers.  He is currently President of the Ferrara Economic.  Owners and Tenants Union.  Member of the Ferrara Chamber of Commerce Administration, of ANB COOP Soc. Coop. Agr. S.p.A. and ENAMA.  He is also President of the Foundation for Navarra Brothers Farming.

Giovanna Parmigiani

With a degree in Finance and Commerce, she runs an agricultural company in Piacenza focused on the production of cereals and animal products (pig breeding and meat processing) and a second one in the Lodigiano area focused on gardening (poplars).
She was the Vice - President of Confagricoltura Piacenza and President of the National Federation of Pig breeding products. She is an advisor of the Consortium of the typical local cured meat.

Rosario Rago

He runs an agricultural company in Battipaglia (Salerno) focused on fruit and vegetables, specializing in ready-made salads, marketed under the company’s own brand name. He was the President of Confagricoltura Salerno and Confagricoltura Campania of which, for both, he is currently the Vice - President.
He is the Vice - President of GAL Colline Salernitane, member of the junta of the Chamber of Commerce of Salerno and component of the Board of Trustees of the University of Salerno.

Filippo Schiavone

He runs a cereal producing company in Puglia.  President of Foggia’s Confederation of Italian Farmers, formerly Vice-President of the National Association of Young Framers, and currently a member of  the Board of Mutua Fima; and Vice-President of OP COCECA, Organization of Cereal Producers, and Vice-President of Foggia’s Chamber of Commerce.