15+ years in the Private Equity and VC industry, Business Angel, entrepreneur. Riccardo is Inexo’s Founder and Managing Partner.
In 2017 Riccardo has founded DIP (“Disruptive Investment Platform”) an Investment platform focused on tech-based disruptive new businesses, sponsored by Platina Partners LLP, and raised a first 40mln € fund (DIP fund I). In 2010 he joined the London/Parisbased private equity and infrastructure investment firm Platina Partners, becoming a Partner in 2011 and Managing Partner in 2014.
In particular, in Platina Riccardo has driven the renewable energy funds in the main European countries and India. As managing partner of the energy team in Platina, he has been managing a portfolio of assets involving c.ca €2bln of equity and project financing debt.
Prior to Platina he was the founding partner and CEO of Atmos SpA, a private equity investment group based in Milan with focus on renewables and cleantech. At Atmos, he invested in wind, solar PV, biogas and biofuels, as well as in energy efficiency and wave energy conversion technologies.Together with the management, Riccardo owns 9Ren People, smart-lighting company based in Milan.
He is one of the shareholders and directors of Brandamour Spa, a modern industrial platform agglomerating fabric businesses in Biella (Italy).Riccardo has also backed some innovative start-ups, among which: Mimoto, the first app-based free float electric scooter sharing business in Italy, and BuyTheWay, app-based shopping-on the road geolocalized service.
Riccardo is partner, shareholder and director of The BoB Group, a global education platform for new business growth and branding, based in London with a first branch in Australia.He began his career in the high potential management training scheme of the Fiat Group. He holds a BA in Electronics Engineering from the University of La Sapienza (Rome).