Francesco is Managing Partner of ECPI Group, in charge of the group’s strategic business development.
He has been active in the Investment Banking industry internationally over the past 25 years in New York, London and Milan. Previously, he was CEO of Mittel Corporate Finance, Chairman and CEO of E. Capital Partners, Managing Director and Head of M&A advisory for Italy at JP Morgan, Vice President at Kidder, Peabody & co.
A graduate of Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi (Economics, 1983), he also holds an MBA degree from Columbia University Graduate School of Business.
Since 2004 Francesco has been Adjunct Professor at SDA Bocconi University ‘s Master in Corporate Finance program.
Michele is a founding partner of ECPI, the Chairman and CEO of ECPI Group and ECPI S.r.l. and the head of its sales department.
A senior faculty member in the Corporate Finance & Real Estate Department of SDA Bocconi School of Management and, from 1991 to 2007, a frequent advisor in M&A transactions, corporate valuations and fairness opinions, Michele has been the driving force behind ECPI’s sustainability and ESG research since its inception. Michele was also a founder and member of the scientific board of the Ethical Finance Observatory (Osservatorio Finetica).
A graduate of Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi (Financial Economy and Corporate Finance, 1989), Michele took part in the International Teachers Program at the London Business School (1991), a faculty-development program of International Schools of Business Management (ISBM), a group of leading European and U.S. business schools.
Paolo Sardi is one of ECPI’s founders, the head of its international sales department and board member of ECP International S.A.
Paolo began his financial career in mergers & acquisitions at Merrill Lynch International in London, worked on debt and equity structured-finance for institutional real-estate investors, and as a lecturer in the Corporate Finance & Real Estate Department of SDA Bocconi School of Management.
Paolo is a graduate in Business Administration of Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi (CLEA 1999).
Full Professor in Financial Institutions Economics at University of Brescia and faculty member in the Banking and Financial Institutions Department of SDA Bocconi School of Management and Director of Aletti Gestielle Sgr, Ignazio has been Senior Partner of Banca Esperia, CEO of Duemme Hedge SGR and Director of Mediolanum Gestione Fondi SGR, Duemme SGR, Duemme Capital Ltd and Reit Capital SGR.