Trade Commissioner for Canada
Pasquale Bova has been the Trade Commissioner in Canada since August 1, 2011. He joined the Italian Trade Commission (ITC) in 1981 after working for Saatchi & Saatchi in Rome. He was the Deputy Trade Commissioner of the New York Office of the ITC from 1986-1991. From 1991-1993, he was responsible for corporate relations at the headquarters in Rome.
He served as Trade Commissioner for the Los Angeles Office from 1993 to 2000 and for the Seattle Office from 2000 to 2004. Prior to being named Trade Commissioner in Chicago in 2006, he served as head of the Lazio Office at the ITC Headquarters in Rome, responsible for coordinating promotional activities of various Regions of Italy
Mr. Bova obtained a degree in International Law from the University "La Sapienza" in Rome. His graduate studies at Società Italiana per le Organizzazioni Internazionali focused on international economics and politics. He also participated in a project to streamline tariffs and restrictions within the European Union in Brussels as well as marketing projects in Europe, the Middle and Far East.