Ethicalfin

Team

LONDON

Alessandro Mele

Alessandro Mele

Founder & CEO

Competence

Funtions

  • Brings EthicalFin’s vision to life
  • Manages the Advisory Board and the team to develop and implement EthicalFin’s strategy
  • Drives the team forward with energy to grow the business
  • Works on the origination, execution and sales of deals

 

Professional background

Alessandro began his career in the 1990s in London and New York with Financial Security Assurance and later worked with important international investment banks: Deutsche Bank, HVB and Bank of America. Throughout his professional career, Alessandro has focused on structured finance, securitisations, asset-backed securities and the acquisition of illiquid credit portfolios. He became head of the Southern Europe securitisation team at HVB and subsequently head of the Continental Europe ABS origination team at Bank of America. As CEO of EthicalFin, Alessandro implements growth strategies for the company, coordinates the team’s activities and he is directly involved in structured finance, investment “clubs” and capital markets transactions. Alessandro has set himself the task of establishing a truly ethical culture within the company and has laid the foundation stones in EthicalFin’s stated core corporate values.

 

Skills

 

Alexandra Mele

Alexandra Mele

Co-Founder

Competence

Functions

  • Ensures the development of the company in accordance with stated values
  • Supports the CEO with human resources and talent management
  • Leads capital introduction efforts and investor relationship management

Professional background

Alexandra began her career in 1996 in Bankers Trust in Zurich at the equity derivatives desk. In 1999, after the merger with Deutsche Bank, she was responsible for selling equity derivatives to the Bank’s Swiss clients. In 2006-2009 she was COO of the equity derivatives trading desk at Deutsche Bank in Zurich. Alexandra has a degree in law from the University of Basel.

Skills

Fabio Greco

Fabio Greco

Managing Director

Competence

Functions

  • Leads Ethicalfin’s corporate finance activities
  • Identifies qualified corporate advisory and investment opportunities
  • Develops long lasting relationships with entrepreneurs and investors
  • Develops and implements Ethicalfin’s corporate finance growth strategy
  • Manages and trains the corporate finance team

Professional background

Fabio has 25+ years of experience on Machine Learning, Energy and Corporate Finance and has a passion for technology, innovation and sustainable investments. He started his career with scientific research and development of financial applications of neural networks and published articles cited in several international patents. He has been working in London since 1998 with top tier investment banks and trading houses, holding senior management positions at Enron Capital and Trade, Dynegy, Deutsche Bank and Merrill Lynch. He has advised Private Equity firms, corporates, utilities and family offices, he has executed M&A mandates, raised capital, directed projects for LNG, gas, power and renewable energy, originated energy supply and sales contracts. He loves entrepreneurship and founded several start-up companies. Fabio holds a BSc and a MSc in Physics summa cum laude from the “University of Rome” and holds an MBA from INSEAD in France. He speaks fluently English, French and Italian.

Skills

Elena Shebunyaeva

Elena Shebunyaeva

Manager

Competence

Functions

  • Supports in the execution of corporate finance assignments
  • Supports in research, due diligence and business planning
  • Manages the operations of the company (book-keeping, accounting, budgeting, management reporting, treasury, procurement, IT)

Professional background

Elena has an extensive experience in investor and shareholder relations, financial, operational and strategic analysis, as well as corporate reporting. She started her career as an analyst in the investment fund focussed on the emerging equity market in Russia. Further, she spent 5 years in the investor relations function of the NYSE listed telecommunications group. Elena holds an MBA degree from Cass Business School (London, UK).

Skills

ROME

Alfredo Fineschi

Alfredo Fineschi

Head of NPLs

Competence

Functions

  • Leads the development of EthicalFin NPL
  • Originates and execute Italian NPL transactions
  • Manages internal and external resources
  • Relationship management for NPL servicers and investors

Professional background

Alfredo has over 15 years experience in the credit collections and NPL market. After serving as a senior asset manager in the Capitalia Service JV and as a team leader in the NPL division of Pirelli, he worked on behalf of various banks like Unicredit and autonomous servicers like Cerved Credit Management. He also served as a Business Development & Operations manager at Cassiopea NPL. Now he’s CEO of Ethicalfin NPL Srl, specialising in debt collection in Italy.

Skills

Antonello De Angelis

Antonello De Angelis

Loan Manager – NPLs

Competence

Functions

  • Supports in the due diligence and management of Italian non-performing loans

Professional background

Antonello finished a high school in 2009. He graduated in law at RomaTre University in July 2017 and since October 2017 has joined Ethicalfin NPL Srl in Rome, Italy. He has already been involved in the roll up and analysis of several NPL portfolios.

Skills

Michela Fragassi

Michela Fragassi

Loan Manager – NPLs

Competence

Functions

  • Supports in the due diligence and management of Italian non-performing loans

Professional background

Michela recently joined EthicalFin NPL to support in the loan management activities as well as the operations of the company. Michela graduated summa cum laude from Pontificia Università Lateranense and since January 2016 has been practicing law in a Rome-based law firm.

Skills

MILAN

Angelo Granati

Angelo Granati

Head of CRM

Competence

Functions

  • Supports EthicalFin’s business development with Italian entrepreneurs
  • Manages the relationships with Italian companies and investors

Professional background

Angelo has more than 40 years experience in the banking, relationship management and private wealth sectors. In 2000 he was hired by Banca Agricola Mantovana and promoted to Managing Director; after the acquisition by Banca MPS, he took over responsibility for the coordination, management and delivery of the marketing activities for their telematic services of the virtual banking platform. More recently he was a private banker with Allianz.

Skills

ADVISORY BOARD

Gianlauro Casoli

Gianlauro Casoli

Senior Advisor

Competence

Professional background

Gianlauro has worked for more then 11 years as a research fellow in the University of Parma (Italy). His research is concentrated on sustainability and its impact on the organisation. He also completed a MSc in sustainability at Ashridge Hult.

Skills

Lorenzo Gallucci

Lorenzo Gallucci

Senior Advisor

Competence

Professional background

Lorenzo has a vast experience in asset management, investments and alternatives for almost 15 years by investing institutional client’s money in different asset classes including financial and non-financials. After having started his career in London with the Stock Exchange, he moved to Redi & Partners to take charge of the structured products and hedge funds business. Following a period of cooperation with US asset manager Weston Capital Management, he then co-founded and since 2002 has been running BGB Weston as a now independent, manager-owned asset manager in his capacity of CEO.

Skills

Francis Wyburd

Francis Wyburd

Senior Advisor

Competence

Professional background

Francis has been advising business services firms about marketing strategy for nearly thirty years. Previously he was group marketing director of a UK technology distributor, was a partner at a strategy consultancy working with firms like TSO, Marsh Mac, Ukash, Nucleus, Moneyguru and, earlier still, ran an advertising and PR business whose clients included RSA, SunAlliance, The St Paul, TD Waterhouse and HMRC.

Skills

Reyad Fezzani

Reyad Fezzani

Senior Advisor

Competence

Professional background

Reyad has 25 years of experience in energy and finance. He currently serves as Chairman and CEO of Regenerate Power, a developer, owner and operator of utility-scale renewable energy projects, and Managing Partner of Energy Finance Company a fund manager, and investor in distributed generation projects. Prior to co-founding Regenerate Power, Reyad was CEO of BP Solar and Chairman of Tata-BP Solar. He previously served as President of BP’s Global Wind and Solar business.

Skills

Dolly May

Dolly May

Senior Advisor

Competence

Professional background

Dolly May is a professional voice and communication coach committed to supporting people into whole-self speaking. Her passion and curiosity for her subject motivates her deeply to find new and interesting ways to help her clients say what matters in an embodied way. She founded Working With Voice company 2011 and now focuses on work with positive impact businesses. She believes that the quality of how we communicate determines how we feel, share and grow our ideas, and prepare for the future.

Skills

Jamie Stein

Jamie Stein

Senior Advisor

Competence

Professional background

Jamie Stein is the founder of Fonte Capital, which supports clients who have exceptional engineering expertise, scientific knowledge, or operating know-how in order to build pipelines of commercial opportunities and / or to establish relationships with different forms of capital.

Skills

Marco di Pietro

Marco di Pietro

Senior Advisor

Competence

Marco Di Pietro

Professional background

Marco Di Pietro has over 25+ years experience in the illiquid credit, NPL and real estate markets in Italy. He has lead special servicers SIGC and Antares and has developed a strong expertise in the due diligence, valuation and management of performing and non performing loans and receivables, both secured and unsecured, to individuals, corporates and public sector entities alike.

Skills

Avv. Francesco Torre

Avv. Francesco Torre

Senior Advisor

Competence

Professional background

Francesco Torre has over 30+ years experience as a lawyer in Italy with a particular focus on financial institutions, lending, non-performing loans, bankruptcy procedures and securitisation. It has lead team of lawyers while working on high profile clients such as BNL and Archon Group on their NPL management strategies.

Skills

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