GIORGIO PASQUA OF BISCEGLIE

Born on 18 September 1943 in Boscochiesanuova (Verona)

In 1963 he graduated from Enology in Conegliano Veneto (Tv).
In 1969 he graduated in Industrial Chemistry at the University of Bologna with experimental thesis on aromatic compounds and analysis by N.M.R.
In 1970, Military service was abolished at the Artillery School in Civitavecchia.
From 1971 to 1972, head of the Acrylic Resin Development Group at the Montedison Group’s Castellanza Research Center (VA).
Since 1972 he has been managing director at the Easter Company with administrative and financial delegation.
From 1983 to 1986 appointed managing director of the same company.
From 1987 to present administrator with administrative-financial delegation and delegation of production and quality since 1998.
Since 1999, administrator of Easter Vineyards and Wine Cellars and Immobiliare F.lli Pasqua Spa.

Activities in Confindustria

In the years 1982 to 1990 he was a member of the Board of Directors of the Confidi Industrial Association and chairman of the Technical Committee for Banca Popolare, Banca Cattolica, Banca Popolare di Bergamo;
President of Verac, consortia purchasing companies;
In 1994-1995 Vice Chairman of the Small Industry Industry Group;
In 1998, Chairman of the SAPIMP Agricultural Product Productive Resources Committee;
From 1997 to 2004 Chairman of the Board of Auditors Confidi;
Member of the Commission of Experts Chamber of Commerce;
From 2000 to 2002 President ASS.IM.P. Verona Association of Professional Entrepreneurs.
From 2000 to 2010 President of Wines of the Industrial Association of Verona.
From 2000-2006 President of Regional Grouping Agro-Food Industry of Confindustria Veneto.

From 2004 to 2006 Member of Green Agri-Food Veneto.
From 2004 to 2010 Member of Confindustria of Verona;

Consortium activities

Former UIV Councilor Confederation of wine and wine;
Former member of the Soave Conservation Consortium:

Banking

From March 2001 to June 2002, Cariverona Councilor;
From 2007 to today he is a member of the Bank of Italy branch of Verona.

Cultural Activity

Auditor of C.E.I.S.
From 1994 to 1997 Advisor to the Educated State to the Angels;
June 2011 Appointed President of the Verona Foundation for the Arena with the tasks of creating the Oscar of the Lirica and the World Prescription Festival;
2011 President of the World Academy of Poetry
March 2012 Organizer of World Poetry Day in Verona in the presence of Nobel Prize winner Derek Walcott in memory of Montale, Luzi, Zanzotto, Caproni.
December 2016 President of the OCCA, for the bronze fusion of the homonymous statue and the creation of a School for Art Founders.

Communications at National and International Conferences

Georgofili Academy Florence: 7 11 05 “Genetic research in the future of wine-growing businesses”.
INRA Paris Montreuil 21/12/2007 Report to the convention: “Valorization of the sequencing of the Genome of Life.
Pharma Planta International Meeting Vienna 2-3 / 2/2007:
“Plants as bioreactors: practical considerations”

Scientific posts

2005 Lay Member of the European FP6F Pharma PLANTA project, total project cost 12,500,000.-Euro
2006 Member of the Supervisory Committee of the VIGNA Project
Sequencing and Functional Characterization of the Vine Genome (Vitis Vinifera L.), MIPAAF, total project cost € 6,500,000.
2007 Member and co-financier of the Bacca Project, Veneto Region, total project cost 1.000.000.- Euro.

2009 Co-donor Valvive project “Valorization of native vines and Venetian wines”, Veneto Region, total cost of the project 1,200,000.

2011 Member of the Consultant Committee of the VIGNETO project
“Valorization of the main Italian vineyards and their Terroir” MIPAAF, total cost of the project 1.600.000.-Euro.
2011 Co-financed by JOINT PROJECT project
with the University of Verona “Analysis of the transcript of Vitis Vinifera for the identification of the genes expressed in the acino which contribute to the determination of the qualitative characteristics typical of the grapes of different cultivation environments”, the total cost of the project 100.000.- Euro. (2011).

Awards Received

In Verona, April 2, 2012
Award Ceremony for Research Promotion and Support by the Researchers of the VIGNA Project with the following motivation “Enlightened Enhancer of Scientific Research, for Its Fundamental Contribution to the Development of Vine Genomics”