Bio

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Today

I am a Director at Talengo, a global executive search and leadership consulting firm headquartered in Spain, leading the firm’s financial services practice.

Besides my responsibilities at Talengo, I run a very selective Performance and Career Coaching practice and I collaborate with IE Business School as an Associate Professor (Talent & Careers).

I am currently completing the Columbia University Executive and Organisational Coaching Certification Programme, and I am a certified habits coach under BJ Fogg’s behavioural model.

Background

For the past 20 years, I have developed my track record in professional motorsports, investment banking (Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley) and entrepreneurship.

Once retired from active racing (2002), and after a brief entrepreneurial experience in Italy, I joined Goldman Sachs’ trading floor in London in 2005 as a foreign exchange sales, focusing on Italian asset side clients. In 2009 I joined Morgan Stanley to set up and run the Southern European FX franchise, which I did until the end of 2013.

From 2014 to early 2019, I served as co-founder and Chief Operating Officer at ThirdWay Africa, an impact-focused investment and advisory firm with offices in London, Maputo and Harare. I am still involved in the business as an Affiliate Partner.

I hold two master’s degrees (Law and Business Management) from the Comillas Pontifical University (ICADE) in Spain.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row]