Adriano Bianchi graduated cum laude in business administration at the Luigi Bocconi University of Milan in 1981, and earned a master degree in international finance cum laude from the New York University Stern School of Business in New York in 1987, where he was also research assistant to Prof. Edward I. Altman in the field of High Yield Bonds.
From 2007 to 2021, he was Managing Partner and head of the Italian practice of Alvarez & Marsal and, from May 2021, member of the European management committee of Alvarez & Marsal Restructuring (A&M) in London; he boasts over 35 years of managerial experience as Chief Executive Officer, General Manager, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Restructuring Officer, Finance Director and board member in listed and unlisted companies, industrial multinationals, financial institutions and service companies.
Before joining A&M, and until 2007, Adriano Bianchi was Chief Executive Officer of Impregilo International NV (The Netherlands), the holding company of Impregilo S.p.A.'s concessions business (now part of the WeBuild Group).
From 2001 to 2005, he was Chief Executive Officer of Mirant Italia as well as member of the Executive Committee and of the Board of Directors of Mirant Europe (Netherlands), the European holding company of the eponymous US group, listed in New York, active in the energy production and trading field.
From 1981 to 1995 and from 1998 to 2001, he was General Manager and Chief Financial Officer of Techint Finanziaria in Milan, the holding company of the Techint Group, a plant engineering and industrial group at the head of Tenaris and Ternium, both listed on the New York Stock Exchange. He was also Finance Director of Techint International Construction Corp. in Buenos Aires, a company operating in large infrastructure works at international level.
From 1995 to 1997, he worked in London as Executive Director of WestMerchant Bank (later acquired and merged into WestLB Group), where he headed the Project and Export Finance department for Latin America.