Ilario has longstanding experience in investing in global companies and working with entrepreneurs and executives to implement ambitious expansion programmes.
As an investor, executive and advisor for over 25 years, Ilario has developed unique expertise in dealing with the growth challenges of both large and small companies, in a variety of industries. Working with leading MNCs (Electrolux, Benetton, Tektronix) and investment houses (UBS, Fidelity, Alliance Trust), he has designed and executed multiple transformation programmes and helped set up new businesses in Europe, Asia and North America.
In recent years, Ilario has been focussing on advising SMEs and start-ups in the UK and Continental Europe. He draws on his extensive experience to support enterprising businesses on implementing transformation and growth strategies.
Ilario holds an MBA from Manchester Business School and a master’s in economics and finance from the University of Bologna. He moved to the UK in 1998. Coming from the Dolomites in Italy, he is a passionate skier and mountaineer.