A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty– Winston Churchill

A wife, a mother, and a CMO of General Electric, Alessandra Pavolini travels frequently, is a passionate photographer of street life and London gardens, and has grown to be proud of her cultural and professional background. She is fluent in English, Italian, French, Spanish and Mandarin (conversational), and has +20 years of professional leadership. Despite life, she remains a romantic positivist.

She is deeply linked with her origins despite being a citizen of the world, having lived throughout Europe, the United States and Asia. She was brought up in Rome where she followed an Italian education and was always encouraged to be curious and courageous.

After her Bachelor’s degree at the University of Rome with a Major in Statistics and Economics, she gained a Master in Finance from Trinity College Cambridge.

She continues to look for innovation, with little regard for conventions.