I am white German-Italian and grew up in the UK, France, Belgium and Germany. I studied Japanese and International Economics at University de Paris Dauphine and moved to Tokyo straight after University to become a Proprietary Trader with BNP.
I went on to join Goldman Sachs in London and in 1995 left in order to gain experience as a Financial Analyst and later Portfolio Manager on the buy side in Boston with the John Hancock Group.
In 2001 I joined Wellington Management’s Client Relationship Management team where I remained for the next 11 years, eventually becoming head of European sub advisory and distribution.
Prior to joining Sandaire Investment Office as their first external CEO in 2014, I worked within the Executive Team at Lansdowne Partners.
I am married to a Belgian whom I met in Tokyo and we have 5 children.