Before embarking on executive search, her initial career was in the marketing department of a company that at the time was part of the Benetton Group.
In 1992 she joined TMC Amrop International as head of the search team for Italy. A consultant from 1995, she subsequently became a Partner in the Executive Search division of the US multinational TMP Worldwide. She founded Value Search in 2003.
Currently a Board Member of The Taplow Group, she also served 4 years on the Board of the Bocconi Alumni Association.
A graduate in Economics from Bocconi University in Milan, her specialist areas of expertise are the Fashion and Luxury Goods, Consumer and Industrial markets, having conducted multiple executive search projects for managerial positions both in Italy and at a pan-European level.
Giovanna speaks English and French.