International Office

Executive Office

  • Luciano Manzo

    President and CEO
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    Luciano Manzo

    Luciano Manzo

    President and CEO


    Currently CEO Make-A-Wish International, previously Senior Vice-President Affiliate Development & Support, Technology and Innovation at Make-A-Wish International. 

    Luciano joined the International Board of Make-A-Wish International as Chair of the Governance Committee, and subsequently as Vice- Chair of the International Board. 

    He spent most of his professional life in for-profit sectors mainly in Experian, Information Technology, as CEO of Europe Middle-East and Africa. Mr. Manzo also served  as Strategic Consultant for the United Nations working on special projects in South Sudan, Botswana, Kenya and Nigeria. 

    He has a Computer Science degree from University of South Florida, a master in Finance from IEDE Spain, and the AMP from Harvard Business School. 

Affiliate Relations

  • Avril Lee

    Director, Affiliate Development and Support
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    Avril Lee

    Director, Affiliate Development and Support


    Avril plays a critical role in the organization’s growth through her support in strengthening its presence in existing and new affiliate markets around the world. Avril conducts business management and affiliate reviews; additionally, she works to ensure affiliate compliance with Make-A-Wish International policies and adherence to country-specific requirements and laws for charitable establishment, reporting, and management. 

  • Chiara di Lauro

    Wish Assist Manager
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    Chiara di Lauro

    Chiara di Lauro

    Wish Assist Manager


    Chiara is responsible for supporting Make-A-Wish International affiliates and Make-A-Wish America chapters with wish assistance for children and families traveling outside their affiliates territory. She is responsible for updating and maintaining the International Wish Assist database.

  • Pakamas Pratumchan

    Junior Data Analyst
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    Pakamas Pratumchan

    Junior Data Analyst


    Junior Data Analyst 

Finance and Administration

  • Léna Quéromès

    Vice President, Finance and Administration
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    Léna Quéromès

    Vice President, Finance and Administration


    Vice President, Finance and Administration

  • Silvia Mazza

    Finance Administrator
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    Silvia Mazza

    Finance Administrator


    Finance Administrator 

Fundraising

  • Amanda Crozier

    Director, Corporate Alliances
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    Amanda Crozier

    Amanda Crozier

    Director, Corporate Alliances


    Amanda has seven years of progressively responsible experience in corporate fundraising and has worked for some well-known brands in the UK. In her latest role at the British Red Cross, she was responsible for identifying and developing commercially productive relationships with new clients. 

  • Fiona Kearney

    Head of Corporate Alliances
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    Fiona Kearney

    Head of Corporate Alliances


    Responsible for delivering new and existing corporate partnerships to drive income for Make-a-Wish International and 39+ international affiliates

  • Apple Lee

    Associate Director, Digital Marketing
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    Apple Lee

    Apple Lee

    Associate Director, Digital Marketing


    Apple's role combines knowledge of digital marketing with storytelling acumen to bring increased brand awareness and affinity, lead generation, user experience, as well as audience engagement.

  • Vinícius de Lima Alves

    Corporate Alliances Manager (Business Development)
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    Vinícius de Lima Alves

    Corporate Alliances Manager (Business Development)


    Corporate Alliances Manager (Business Development)

  • Sara Pereira Fernandes

    Donor Care Manager
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    Sara Pereira Fernandes

    Donor Care Manager


    Donor Care Manager

  • Elise Murray

    Corporate Alliances Manager (Account Management)
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    Elise Murray

    Corporate Alliances Manager (Account Management)


    Corporate Alliances Manager (Account Management)

Technology and Innovation

  • Carly Galli

    Vice President, Technology and Innovation
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    Carly Galli

    Carly Galli

    Vice President, Technology and Innovation


    Carly is responsible for the implementation of the Salesforce CRM platform for the organization. Carly maintains relationships with customers and cross-team members to ensure technology solutions address end user needs while adhering to best practices and standardization for global scale.

  • Nancy White

    Business Analyst
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    Nancy White

    Nancy White

    Business Analyst


    Oversees project management, conducts business analysis tasks, including defining, analyzing and documenting requirements, and builds technical documentation for the organization’s technology projects.

Consultants

  • Sylvia Hopkins Hanneman

    Support for CEO and Board
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    Sylvia Hopkins Hanneman

    Support for CEO and Board


    Sylvia provides leadership in establishing a marketing framework that strives to develop relations with key donor groups and other external audiences and stakeholders. Sylvia guides and directs the development, implementation and integration of all Make-A-Wish International strategies and activities relating to marketing, communications and public relations.

  • Pim van den Dungen

    Business Consultant/Funding Model
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    Pim van den Dungen

    Business Consultant/Funding Model


    Business Consultant/Funding Model

  • Carina Schadd

    Business Consultant/Business Intelligence/ADS
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    Carina Schadd

    Business Consultant/Business Intelligence/ADS


    Business Consultant/Business Intelligence/ADS