The Team

Stefania Barbaglio

CEO & Director

Prof. Vincenzo Vespri

Chief Data Scientist & Non Executive Director

Matteo Flora

Technical Strategist

Giordano Ghedini

Director & COO

RORPolitics

Consultants

Stefania Barbaglio

Stefania Barbaglio

CEO & Director

Stefania Barbaglio is a London-based entrepreneur, business strategist, and well-recognised PR and Investor Relations expert who has advised a range of private and listed companies across many sectors, including new technology and blockchain, and has facilitated multiple deals globally. Stefania is CEO of The Reputational Exchange REPX, a UK company focused on managing online reputation and digital identity. She is also founder and director of Cassiopeia Services, the award-winning UK-based boutique Investor & Public Relations agency.

Before starting Cassiopeia, Ms. Barbaglio served for a decade as a freelance financial journalist and producer for mainstream TV channels including Bloomberg, BBC and leading in-house Investor Relations & PR departments. In the technology space, she has worked with a range of blockchain application-focused companies internationally on their ground-breaking projects, including DigiByte Blockchain, where she is the Official PR.

She is an influencer with a large following of investors, and is considered as one of the top UK social media female PR expert.

Her company Cassiopeia Services was awarded both Best International Investor Relations Firm 2018 and Best Employer Small Medium Enterprises 2017.

Ms. Barbaglio has also provided guidance to various firms in areas related to business development, fundraising & organisational dynamics. A keynote speaker on new technology disruption, digital identity security and data protection, the power of decentralisation, alternative investment, and social empowerment and marketing strategies. Ms. Barbaglio also presents her own TV show Financial Fox and holds regular symposia for company/investor presentations and networking.

Vincenzo Vespri

Prof. Vincenzo Vespri

Chief Data Scientist & Non-executive Director

A well-respected and recognised professor of mathematics with outstanding references and extensive experience in many international universities, currently Professor of Mathematics at the University of Florence. Vicenzo specialises in the application of mathematics to economIcs, finance and new technology, including blockchain. He has been involved in strategic projects at local and international levels for economic and financial development by the Italian government and financial institutions. He is author and co-editor of a range of studies, analyses and valuations on innovative and sustainable development projects. He lives in Florence with his family.

Matteo Flora

Matteo Flora

Technical Strategist

A University lecturer in Open Source Intelligence at University Tor Vergata in Rome and founder of “The Fool”, the leading Italian company in reputation management. Advisor at LUISS ENLAB, a university start-up incubator, member of the scientific committee OPSI the
OECS’s Observatory of Public Sector Innovation which provides a collection of global innovations to inspire innovators in other countries. Matteo created the platform “GlobaLeaks” and “Hermes, Centro Studi Trasparenza e Diritti Umani Digitali” and was selected by the United States Government as a 2012 International Visitors Leader.

Giordano Ghedini

Giordano Ghedini

Director & COO

A manager with proven experience in driving businesses forward, operating in design, manufacturing, technology and product marketing in Italy and the EU. Mr Ghedini has A solid track record of increasing operational performance and sales as well as efficiency in organisational integration. He has a solid capacity for managing complex situations and building strategic relationships, reflecting the assets of a performance with operational and economically significant results.

Mr. Giordano Ghedini serves as the Italy sales manager of the RFTS BeFriend App.

Tiffany Chan

Tiffany Chan

Senior executive with 13 years’ experience leading alliances in civil society, private sector, and government across Africa, Europe, and the Americas. A strategic thinker who excels at fostering strong networks, creating effective systems and identifying entrepreneurial opportunities. Ms. Chan currently lead Ignis Advisory, a US based global social impact consultancy specialising in responsible business strategies in emerging and frontier markets.
Davide Tizzoni

Davide Tizzoni

Finance

Economist from the University of Zurich with over 20 years’ experience in banking and credit services, he has acted as credit specialist for major banks including Credit Suisse and UBS. In Credit Suisse, he was responsible for the portfolios of 150 business credits and hundreds of companies. He is currently VP and Manager of Shipping Credit Dept. at Banva Corner, a leading Swiss Bank in credit card management with a credit portfolio of 400 milion.

Francesca Paruzzo

Francesca Paruzzo

Legal

A PhD research associate of Law at Università del Piemonte Orientale in Italy, was the winner of the 2013 top graduate student award. Francesca has a law degree, graduating summa cum laude, in constitutional law and is registered at the Italian Bar, Council of Turin.