Board of Directors

PROF. FRANCESCO DE LEO

CHAIRMAN

Francesco is an active member of the UN Global Sustainability Index Institute, presenting in Davos at the WEF, since 2012. He is Executive Chairman of Kaufmann & Partners (K&P), a financial advisory company with offices in Madrid, focused on telco, media and corporate finance. Francesco served as an Executive Director at IFIL (now Exor) controlling FCA (Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles, Ferrari, Worms, Partner-Re, and Juventus F.C.). He was MD of Telecom Italia, on the Board of TIM and a Director of Wind Telecom and of Graviton (La Jolla, California), a wireless sensory networks (M2M communication) company, backed by Qualcomm. He has a BA in Economics from Bocconi, Milan, and a Ph.D. in Strategy and Organisation from UCLA.

ALON GOLDREICH

NON EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Alon is currently a Director at Goldreich Strategies (Strategic Business Development & Digital Marketing) in Lugano, Switzerland. He studied Finance & Wealth Management at the Swiss Banking School, Vezia and holds a Bachelor of Engineering Degree (Hons) from the University of Birmingham.

THOMAS BROOKS

NON EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Thomas is an international business communicator, concentrating on early-stage technology companies and innovation management. Interim CEO of several technology, biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. Former Managing Director of Biopolo Ticino, Director of Development and Communications at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine. Thomas is an alumnus of the University of Chicago.

BASIL PETRIDES

NON EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Basil is a Banking and Finance professional and a Chartered Member of the UK’s CISI. He has extensive experience in capital markets and business. He has participated in numerous IPOs and secondary placements and held various NED roles. As a capital markets professional in broking and advisory, Basil has worked at HSBC Group, LME member Gerald, ADM a Fortune 500 company, Goldenberg Heymeyer & Co., Stockbroker Hartmann Capital and Beaufort Securities, an AiM specialist. He is active in financial markets commentary through leading media, including the BBC, Reuters and USA Today. Outside of the markets, Basil volunteers at London’s Royal Free Hospital in Hampstead RFH Charity

PROF. VINCENZO VESPRI

NON EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Vincenzo is a Professor of Mathematics at The University of Florence. Vincenzo specialises in mathematical economics, finance and new technology, including blockchain. Vincenzo has recently been appointed by the Italian Ministry of University and Research as its representative at the G7 scientific institution of the Carnegie Group.