Antonio is responsible for managing select portfolio investments, designing and following through engagement programmes and identifying new investment opportunities. Furthermore, Antonio is the team's lead on corporate governance. Antonio joined RWC as part of Hermes Focus Asset Management in October 2012. Antonio has over 17 years’ experience in activist investing and corporate governance. Prior to joining the European Focus Fund team in July 2005, he worked at Deminor, a pan-European corporate governance consultancy, first in the firm’s Brussels office (2000) and then as a founding member of Deminor’s Italian office (2001-2004). At Deminor, he provided advice and assistance on both corporate governance and financial matters to activist shareholders and institutional investors engaging with European-listed companies.
Antonio holds a Laurea degree (cum laude) in Economics and Banking from the University of Siena and a Master's degree in International Finance (MIF) from the University of Amsterdam. Antonio is an Italian citizen and native speaker and he is fluent in English.