Teresa Nizzola

Chief Representative of Australia, Export Development Canada

Teri Nizzola joined Export Development Canada (EDC) in 1997 as a Financial Services Manager where she was involved in complex corporate financing transactions in multiple sectors including energy, mining, and telecom. In August 2017, after 20 years at EDC, Teri was appointed Chief Representative, Australia and moved to Sydney with her family to open EDC’s 20th international representation.

Previous to this role, Teri worked in various teams across the organization. In 2005, Teri joined the Business Development side of the business as Sector Advisor for the Telecom sector team, followed by a brief period as Manager of the Atlantic Region in Commercial Markets and Small Business team. In 2011, Teri moved to the International Business Development team as Regional Manager responsible for the Central America and Caribbean region and afterwards, covered Mexico. Finally, Teri was appointed Chief Representative, Mexico in 2014 and led a dedicated team in Mexico City and Monterrey covering international business development efforts in the country.

Teri earned a Masters of Business Administration from the University of British Columbia, including a semester at the “Escuela Superior de Administración y Dirección de Empresas (ESADE)” in Barcelona, Spain. She also obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from McGill University. Teri speaks English, Italian, French and Spanish.

Hear Teri speak at Canada Connect on 11 April at Commonwealth House.

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