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Giuseppe Distefano

Chief Investment Officer

Graduated in Business Administration and Finance at the Bocconi University in Milan and holds a Master in Financial Markets. He began his career at the Risk Management Division of the Italian branch of Morgan Guaranty Trust. Then he embarked on a career as a forex trader at BNL in Rome and spent the 1990-2003 period in the IMI group where he held various positions in treasury, trading and capital markets in Luxembourg and Milan. In 2007 he founded Alessia.

Simon Bergman

Risk and operations manager

He graduated in Law at the Free University of Amsterdam and holds a Master in Comparative Law from the University of San Diego. He worked for over 26 years in legal, compliance and operational roles at IMI group (now Intesa Sanpaolo) and Banca Leonardo group.  He joined Alessia in 2014.

Matthieu Brino

Trader and Co-Portfolio Manager

Graduated in Asset Management at Paris Dauphine University and CAIA (Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst) charterholder. He started his career at Amundi Asset Management Paris in Equity Alternative Investments and then worked in Portfolio Management at Societe Generale Private Banking Luxembourg. He joined Alessia in 2012.

Massimo Plaino

Investment Advisor and product specialist

Graduated in Economics at L. Bocconi University in Milan, he has started his career in Banca Imi group first in Luxembourg and then in Milan, in Debt Capital Market and Trading Desks. After he kept responsability roles in Banca Profilo and Banca IMI. He then moved in the Asset Management business to join Alessia Group in March 2017. He is a fund advisor and product specialist.

Alberto Cavadini

AML and Compliance Manager

Alberto Cavadini is graduated from Luigi Bocconi University (Milan). He started his career at Banco di Desio e della Brianza SpA and its Luxembourg subsidiaries, Investment Bank Luxembourg SA and Brianfid-Lux SA where he was, amongst others, in charge of operations and compliance. Since October 2012, he acted as an independent director and conducting officer for several companies. He joined Alessia in 2011 as Board Member and then as Conducting Officer since July 2016.

Emanuele Trezzi

IT Manager

Graduated in Italian Literature and Philosophy at the University of Milan. After a period in the Publishing industry, he worked at the IT department of Banca IMI Milan. From 2005, he was involved in the development of IT networks for various entities in the Investment Funds Industry. He joined Alessia in 2007.

Angela Tutucci

Office Manager

Graduated in Accounting and Art History.  She worked as an assistant in the private banking division of IMI Bank Luxembourg from 1993 to 1999 and at Banca Fideuram in Milan from 1999 to 2005. From 2005 to 2008, she worked as a Mortgage Advisor at Systema Mutui in Milan. She joined Alessia in 2008.

Marco Ruberti


Graduated in Financial Intermediaries at the Bocconi University in Milan. He began his career as a Bond and Options trader at Schroeder New York. He was in charge of the Bond Options division at Banca IMI Milan and later worked as a Hedge Fund Manager. He joined Alessia in 2011.

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