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Paolo Cavalieri

Chairman ITOO Specialist Insurance / Founder Pablo Clark


A Daytona Short Story

Keynote Speaker Biography

Paolo Cavalieri is a well-respected figure in the South African Insurance industry, having held various senior positions, including Group CEO of Hollard between 1999 and 2007.

Paolo has founded a number of successful specialist insurance companies since and remains active in the industry until today.

Paolo’s career in motor racing started in 1980 with Group One Mazda. Paolo went on to drive for the BMW factory team in 1981 and Formula Ford in 1982, each with their own notable stories of success.

In 1980, Paolo founded Pablo Clark Racing which, amongst many other accolades in South African Motorsport, became the official Ferrari SA dealer team of the year in 2007/2008 and 2009.

Paolo has recently driven in some of the most illustrious events on the racing calendar, including the Goodwood festival of Speed and Goodwood Revival (Competing in David Piper’s Ferrari P2), the Mille Miglia (Ferrari 275 GTB), Targa Florio (Ferrari F40) and also the Le Mans classic (Ferrari F40 GTE).

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