Riccardo Bruno Chairperson Riccardo Bruno Chairperson Riccardo Bruno graduated with honours in Electrical Engineering at the University of Naples in 1982, and earned a Master in Business Administration at the American University of Washington D.C. in 1985, specializing in finance. He started his professional career in the Finance Area of Banca Nazionale del Lavoro (1985-2000), where he was Head of Capital Market and Corporate Finance. He was Joint General Manager of the Cofiri Group for ten years (1990-2000), coordinating the Group's activities in the Capital Market, Corporate Finance, Private Equity and Corporate Financial Services areas towards the Investment Bank model, participating first hand in the implementation of the major restructuring and privatization transactions undertaken by the IRI Group. From 2000 to 2008, he was Managing Director and Member of the European Management Committee (2000-2004) of Deutsche Bank AG and Country Head of Corporate and Investment Banking in Italy. He was Senior Partner and Executive Director of Clessidra SGR from December 2008 to February 2017, contributing significantly in this position to the investment strategy and management of the Clessidra Capital Fund I, II and III investment portfolio. He currently sits on the board of Atlantia S.p.A., Credito Emiliano S.p.A. and Evinrude S.r.l., and is Sole Director of Capital Insight Partners S.r.l.. He is also lecturer on the Structured Finance course (Master's Degree in Management, specialist area of Corporate Finance) at the LUISS Guido Carli University of Rome, where he was previously adjunct professor on the Capital Markets course (Master's Degree in Economics and Business Management).