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Francesco Masera is Manager of the Private Equity Team.

He is Deputy General Manager, Head of Marketing and Sales of Extrabanca S.p.A.

He was formerly Deputy Area Manager for Retail and Private Banking at Banca di Roma, which included, inter alia, the responsibility to coordinate commercial strategies and headcount for a business area with 2,000 staff and €14 billion in customer assets.

Prior to this, from 2004 to 2006, he was Head of Commercial Planning & Control at Banca di Roma with direct responsibility for the retail and mid corporate budgeting process and control. He coordinated the creation of the new reporting system for the Capitalia Group. From 2002 to 2004 he was part of the CEO’s technical staff, directly involved in several proprietary deals, including the acquisition of Cofiri and the turnaround of Capitalia Services. Francesco Masera acted also as member of the Boards of Directors of these two companies.

Before joining Capitalia, he worked in the banking practice of the management consulting firm Bain & Company from 1999 to 2002. Over the years, he executed over 15 reorganisation projects in the financial sector.
Francesco Masera received a BA cum laude in Business Administration from LUISS Guido Carli University in Rome and a Masters in Finance from the London Business School.

Mr. Masera published “Credit risk and credit derivatives for financial institutions” (1999) and “Basilea III. Il nuovo sistema di regole bancarie dopo la grande crisi” (2013).