Giampaolo operates as a portfolio manager to a number of Collective Investment Schemes within the Third Party Asset Management division of the company. Giampaolo graduated in Economics with an award winning thesis in Technical Securities Market. Giampaolo worked in banking and insurance (BNL, Benetton Group, Allianz, Banca Intesa), both as head of portfolio management as well as head of research departments. He also conducted training seminars for specialists in the banking sector. Over the last years he has been working as a free-lance consultant to both institutional and private investors in the UK (B&C Derivatives, MAN Financial) and in Italy were he contributed to the publishing of a daily newspaper article relating to finance. He also collaborated with several Italian newspapers. Giampaolo specialises in asset allocation efficiency techniques as well as individual stock picking.
Sandro graduated in commercial banking with a specialization in forex exchange derivatives in 1989. He worked at Warburg Dillon Read and UBS Investment Bank for nearly 20 years in forex trading and related departments. After a long expierience in trading, sales and risk management services, he took over a role within UBS Ticino specialising in Forex Structured Products. He also worked within the UBS Financial Market Academy. In 2009 Sando joined Eufingest a privately owned asset management company specialised in Forex Trading to private clients and instutions. Sandro forms part of the Integra Private Wealth asset management team and specialises in forex trading and forex linked products.
Fabrizio graduated from Bocconi University in Milan, Italy in 2000 with a degree in Financial Markets and institutions. He has worked as a business consultant both independetly as well as through companies in Italy and Portugal. Fabrizio has worked with Arner Bank and with Sagres Advisory as an investment and fund analyst, with experience primarily in alternative investments. At Arner Bank, Fabrizio operated as a Wealth Manager and was later appointed head of Alternative Investments. Fabrizio forms part of the Integra Private Wealth asset management team and specialises in macroeconomic analysis and international strategy.
Denis has been working in the wealth and asset management industry for almost 40 years. He worked at Banque pour le Commerce International SA (which later became BNP-Paribas) as an Associate Director responsible for the back-office for loans and credits. After that, Denis moved on the Banca March SA where he was responsible for bond issues and syndicated loans. Denis moved on to Societe Financiere Privee SA, a wealth mangement company specialised in bond markets and private banking. He has been a member of the Association Romande des Intermédiaires Financiers since 1998. Denis forms part of the Integra Private Wealth asset management investment committee overseeing the asset management team and providing recommendations on general asset allocation and portfolio positioning.
Yvan has been working in the finance industry for almost 20 years. He worked at UBS for 10 years, focusing on wealth and asset management and financial planning. Yvan was appointed an Associate Director at UBS in 2002, acting as client advisor in wealth management and financial planning. Yvan went on to join Atena Fidampa Finance SA in Geneva as a Director and independent asset manager. He is also a member of the Organisme d’Auto Regulation and partner of MY Asset Management SARL. Yvan forms part of the Integra Private Wealth asset management team and specialises in fixed income trading.
Marco has gained an extensive experience in the Private Banking and Wealth Management industry. His career started back in 2000 at CCF Group as Private Banking assistant, in 2001 he joined Banca dello Stato in the Canton Tessin as Retail Banker, and in 2002 he was hired by Barclays Private Clients as Junior Operations Manager for the Lugano Branch. In 2004 he went to Long Beach in California were he attended the LBCC College obtaining a Career Certificate in International Business. After his graduation in 2006, he returned to Switzerland to work as client advisor and asset manager for HNWI at Barclays Private Clients, Banca Euromobiliare (Suisse) SA, J&T Bank (Switzerland) SA and Reyl & Cie. SA. During these years he was in charge of institutional and private clients, business development and clients acquisition. Marco speaks fluently Italian, French and English.
Walter has more than 25 years of experience in Private Equity, M&A and Venture Capital. He had led more than 25 successful acquisitions, 36 M&A deals, and more than 14 Venture Capital investments.
During his career he developed relations at International organizations like Citicorp and ABN AMRO, in New York, Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo, London and Geneva. Jointly with ABN AMRO he co-founded in Switzerland the “Beyond Wealth Investors Club”, focused in strategic acquisitions for European entrepreneurial families. During the 90’s Walter was Managing Director of the South America Private Equity Growth Fund sponsored by Overseas Private Investment Corporation of the United States.
In the late 80’s he was part of the founding team of Citicorp Venture Capital (CVC SA) and Citicorp Capital Investors, pioneers of the institutional buy-out and venture capital industry in Latin America. Acting on behalf of the investors he was appointed as board member in 22 privately held and listed portfolio Companies including two where he acted as CEO and Executive Director.
Walter holds a PAD from the IAE Business School, Global CEO diploma, IESE, Spain. Graduated in Business from de Buenos Aires University (UBA). Investment Committee Chairman of the IAE Business School Endowment Fund and International Advisor of the IAE Entrepreneurship Center. Walter is Argentine, married with 3 children.
André C. Micallef
Investment Advisor & Business Development Manager
André acts as Investment Advisor & Business Development Manager to Integra Private Wealth. He has been involved in the financial services & life insurance sectors for over 18 years. In 2007, André co-founded MFSP Financial Management Ltd after having served as a Senior Private Clients Manager, Branch Manager and Financial Planning Manager at GlobalCapital Financial Management Ltd in Malta. André holds a BSc (President’s List) from Southern New Hampshire University and a Certificate for Financial Advice (CeFA) from the IFS School of Finance in the UK. André speaks fluent English, Maltese and Italian.