The Team

Who Are We?

It’s no wonder, that so many people dream of living in Tuscany and Liguria. Yet creating a new home in Italy is by no means simple. That’s why we’re here.

HIT-Italy brings you a team of experts in a range of different fields – from full estate agency services through to legal and finance. We can help you to find your home and manage its acquisition and development in a way that maximises your assets and minimises the problems you don’t even know are there to catch you out.

Meet The Team

Martina Tschiderer - Partner House in Tuscany

Martina held high level positions at Swiss Air and other large multinational companies, experience has been gained in the coordination of work teams as well as taking on board all the legal angles in the implementation of any project.

She can also identify and extract clear objectives and produce objectives and targets and convert the same into Business plan and then implement it.

Martina has good and effective negotiation and diplomatic skills and prides herself as a problem solver.

She is a highly motivated cross border operator and do not shy away from difficult discussion and decisions and hard work and endeavour.

Her expertise now is in Real Estate, principally in Tuscany, Martina is a fully qualified Estate Agent as from 04/12/2013, when she has achieved the title by passing the exam as by art.1. – comma 2) del D.M. 21.2.1990 n. 300. (Idonietà per l’esercizio dell’attività di agente di affari in mediazione – settore immobiliare – e settore agenti con mandato a titolo onoroso).

Martina is collaborating with House in Tuscany as a consultant for property research and House Counselling, as well as offering her experience and title as Real Estate Agent in Italy, REA LU-225189. Member of federation F.I.M.A.A. Lucca n. 732. (Professional Insurance No. 44331710).


Philip is a solicitor with over thirty years of experience in a wide range of areas of law. He is also interested in world travel which led him to choose the Tuscany region to build his own home.

He has personal experience with the renovation process and the process of becoming an Italian resident as well as professional experience dealing with a wide range of law including construction disputes, personal injury claims, wills and probate, conveyancing and cases dealing with cross-borders jurisdiction.

Philip’s considerable experience and passion for Tuscany and the Italian way of life is an excellent boon for anybody looking to migrate to Tuscany.

Geoff Dixon Partner HIT-Italy, House in Tuscany

Geoff is an expert Marketeer, Designer and Digital Developer with over 20 years experience in project management and programme development.

With a long-standing passion for all things Italian, Geoff travels to Tuscany for business and pleasure whenever he can.