CV

Curriculum Vitae

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Born in Naples in 1962, married with two children

Experience

2014-present
IDACAPITAL Ltd. (Investments, Diplomacy, Advisory), Milan, London, Italy, United Kingdom
Founder and Managing Director

2012-present
ZCA Advisory, Ltd., London, United Kingdom
Founder

2010 – 2013
F2i SGR, Milan, Italy
Senior Advisor

2008 – 2010
Cassa Depositi e Prestiti SpA, Rome, Italy
Member of Experts Committee

2008 – 2010
Marguerite Fund, Paris, France
Steering Committee Member

2008 – 2010
InfraMed Infrastructure, Paris, France
Steering Committee Member

2006 – 2011
La Centrale Finanziaria Generale SpA, Milan, Italy
Group Chief Investment Officer and Chief Executive Officer of La Centrale
Merchant

2004 – 2006
F. Cesarini – P. Gualtieri S.r.l., Milan, Italy
Corporate Finance and Strategic Consultant

2004 – 2006
GRANDI and Partners SA, Verbier, Switzerland
Co-founder and Board Member

1995- 2002
Banca Popolare di Brescia (BIPOP), Milan, Italy
– Gruppo Bipop, Managing Director e member of Management Committee (2000-2002)
– Akros Finanziaria, CEO (1998 – 2000)
– Fineco Merchant, CEO (1998 – 2000)
– Cisalpina Previdenza SpA, CEO (1998 – 2001)
– BIPOP Group, Head of Investor Relations and Corporate Development (1997 – 2001)
– BIPOP Group, Head of Distribution Channels (1997 – 1998)
– BIPOP Group, Head of Corporate Finance (1996 – 1997)
– Fineco Holding, General Manager (1995 – 1996)

1989 – 1994
PARFIN S.r.l., Milan, Italy
– Managing Director (1992 – 1994)
– Head of Corporate Finance (1988 – 1991)

1986 – 1988
Price Waterhouse Management Consultants, Milan, Italy
Consultant

 

Board Memberships

2015-present
Fordham University, Bronx, New York
Chairman of International  Parents’ Leadership Council

2014-present
Fordham University, Bronx, New York
Board Member of Fordham Europe; Parents’ Leadership Council
Member

2008-2011
MAGIS, Milan, Italy
Auditors Committee member

2000 – 2001
Bipop España Holding S.A., Madrid, Spain
Chairman

2000 – 2001
Safei S.A., Madrid, Spain
Board Member

1999 – 2001
Entrium Bank, Nuremberg, Germany
Board Member

1999 – 2001
Banque BIPOP, Paris, France
Board Member

1989 – 1994
Associazione delle Banche Private, Rome, Italy
Board Member

1989 – 1994
Credito Commerciale Tirreno, Cava de’ Tirreni, Italy
Board Member

1989 – 1994
Banca Popolare di Napoli, Naples, Italy
Board Member

1989 – 1994
Império Bonança Companhia de Seguros, Lisbon, Portugal
Board Member

 

Education

1999
INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France
Strategic Management Program

1989 – 1990
Università degli Studi di Lecce – Lecce, Italy Bachelor of Science (B.S.), International Banking Graduated with highest 110 score

1982 – 1986
Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Naples, Italy Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Business and Economics Graduated with 110/110 score

1977 – 1982
Liceo Classico Pansini – Naples, Italy
Diploma

 

Languages

– Italian native speaker
– English. Studied at the University of Oxford and University of
Cambridge, United Kingdom
– German. Studied at the University of Schwäbisch Hall, Germany through an Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs academic scholarship
– French. Studied at the Institut Catholique de Paris and La Sorbonne
– Spanish
– Portuguese

 

Publications

– Author of economics/finance articles published in daily national newspapers and economic journals
– Co-author of a 1992 book on the reform of security houses and financial market
regulation