Graduate (Hons), Bocconi University, Italy; Master CEMS. Formerly: Senior Analyst, UBS, leading several IPOs and M&A projects; Managing Director, Morgan Stanley, heading the European Banks Research Team and as Global Banks team coordinator. Currently, Founder and CEO, Algebris Investments, leading investment and portfolio management for the fund which manages approx. $2 billion in global financials, private equity and credit. Chairman and Trustee, Hakuna Matata foundation, a registered UK Charity which he founded with his wife in April 2010 and aiming to assist orphaned children in Central Tanzania. Young Global Leader, World Economic Forum. Consults with central bankers and regulators on policy matters; contributes to the discourse on financial reform. Former professional volleyball player, Italy. Expertise: financial services. Interests: climbing and off-piste skiing.