Silvana Schenone

Partner, Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

Silvana is a corporate partner at Minter Ellison Rudd Watts, experienced in advising clients on a range of M&A transactions. Silvana has a remarkable international background, having worked in New York, Chile and New Zealand. Silvana has acted for a number of local and international clients on acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity investments, takeover offers, securities offerings and general corporate advisory work.

Silvana is a Member of the NZ Takeovers Panel, appointed by the Governor General.

Silvana is the author of Duties and Responsibilities of Directors and Company Secretaries in New Zealand, the most up to date text, referred to by the directors’ community in New Zealand, on this very important topic.

Silvana holds a Master in Laws from Harvard University, with distinction in corporate law and governance, and is a frequent speaker at conferences and seminars in connection with M&A and corporate topics, diversity and leadership.