THE MANAGEMENT TEAM
Josefina GIMENEZ BURLO
Josefina is responsible for 82’s events, marketing activities and fine wine advisory. Prior to joining 82 she was in charge of the strategy and operations of a luxury services start-up in Buenos Aires and worked in marketing for high-jewellery at BVLGARI in Rome. She holds an MBA in Luxury Business Management and has a Sommelier Certificate from the UK Sommelier Association as well as the WSET Level 3 Diploma. Josefina is originally from Buenos Aires and speaks fluent English, Spanish, French and Italian.
Suganya is responsible for 82’s advisory services, operations, and financial management. She brings several years of senior level management and strategy experience from HSBC and Barclays in the UK. She has also served as a consultant with Deloitte & Touché in Financial Risk Analytics in the USA. Suganya holds an MBA from London Business School (2011) and a Masters degree in Management Systems from the University of Illinois. Having chosen to switch careers from Banking to follow her passion for wine, over the past couple of years, she has burnished her wine knowledge and credentials with a WSET Level 3 Diploma.
THE EXPERT NETWORK
82 has developed a global expert network of fine wine professionals (Masters of Wine, Sommeliers) to provide in-depth expertise to its clients. The expert network will:
• Provide specialist support and guidance to the advisory services
• Bring insights to the bespoke cellar reports prepared for private clients
• Participate in fine wine events organised around the world.