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 Banca Nazionale del Lavoro (BNL) in Rome and spent the period between 1990-2003 period in the IMI group where he held various positions in treasury, trading and capital markets in both Luxembourg and Milan. In 2007 he founded Alessia.
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.
With more than 30 years’ experience in the financial industry. He recently became an independent non-executive board member. Before that he was CEO for Coeli AM and spent most of his career in SEB, holding numerous leading positions in Luxembourg, Frankfurt and Sweden. Stefan began his career in SEB Sweden 1988 as an FX trader and moved to SEB Luxembourg where he was eventually appointed head of Treasury/Trading and then head of Merchant Banking. In 2006 he was in charge of the supervision of the global dealing rooms change project. In 2008 he became head of Corporate Development for SEB Germany (Frankfurt) and was further head of client relations for Financial Institutions and Banks until he moved to Coeli in 2013.
Stefan holds an A-Level degree in Economics from Brännkyrka Gymnasium.