Corporate Finance & Strategy Consultant, MBA in Finance & Strategy
Stefano is a Manager at KPMG Corporate Finance in London, focussing on financial advisory services within Energy and Infrastructure. He has over 8 years of global consulting and executive management experience and a proven ability to lead corporate finance engagements and direct all facets of corporate management, including corporate development, risk and profitability and governance. Liaise with clients, partners, public institutions and other stakeholders, persuasively presenting business case for change to build consensus and support for new vision and strategies. Build and lead strong teams of multidisciplinary individuals. Stefano holds an MBA from IE Business School (Madrid, Spain), a Degree in Economics from LUISS University (Rome, Italy) and an MSc in Banking, Insurance and Finance from Sapienza University (Rome, Italy).
Finance & Techology Strategy Consultant
| giugno 2014 – presente (11 mesi) Londra, Regno Unito
Manager, Corporate Finance
| giugno 2012 – giugno 2014 (2 anni 1 mese) Londra, Regno Unito
Oversaw all aspects of internal / external client engagements, including project schedules ranging in duration from several weeks to several months. Delivered forward thinking and objective financial advice on M&A, divestitures and transactions that require fairness opinions. Spearheaded cutting-edge approaches to risk management and its integration into performance management and strategic decision making, working closely with internal business unit leaders and external players to create consensus, secure buy-in from key stakeholders and manage organisational change. Maintained and developed broader internal and external networks and presented integrated solutions to clients based on all service offerings of my company. Liaised with major clients and global industry leaders, collaborating with billion-Euro public companies. Analysed markets and customer requirements and assessed business partners and competitors to identify new opportunities. Key Accomplishments: • Advising HM Government on financial modelling and commercial negotiations for the financial settlement with EDF over its proposed Hinkley Point C nuclear power station. • Developing thought leadership on valuation of interconnectors through a real options approach. • Managed a risk governance framework review of a life insurance business of £8.2b total assets for a leading European private equity firm. • Supported a banking group with assessing the impact of regulatory requirements on their investment banking division and establishing the structured framework for the successful delivery of their change programme. • Developed propositions on finance and risk transformation, balance sheet management and over-the-counter (OTC) derivative transactions.
| gennaio 2007 – ottobre 2010 (3 anni 10 mesi) Rome, Milan
Key Accomplishments: • Managed a €8m pre merger and post merger integration project involving the reorganization of the banking and insurance businesses for the largest Italian banking group. • Executed deal valuations including €1.9b of divestments, €9.1b of fairness valuation, €100m M&A in asset management business, €90m M&A in private banking business. • Created financial models and conducted due diligence on portfolios of financial instruments for a total fair value of €5b. • Developed asset and liability stochastic model and key risk indicators based on financial simulations for insurance businesses. • Deployed corporate governance frameworks and designed policies in the area of Investment, Risk Management and Finance & Accounting. • Led cross-functional teams of two professionals including engineers, consultants and actuarial specialists for annual total contract value of €600k. • Developed new business for annual total contract value of €200k in the areas of Finance, Risk Management and Business Performance services.
| dicembre 2004 – dicembre 2006 (2 anni 1 mese) Rome, Milan
Key Accomplishments: • Analysed the impacts of a new regulation on the P&L and business model of a €720m non-life insurance company implementing qualitative and quantitative scenario analysis. • Built advanced models to valuate over-the-counter (OTC) financial instruments and portfolios of derivatives for a total notional amount of €4.4b. • Developed an advanced methodology to assess the effectiveness of risk hedging strategies on financial statements under the adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). • Implemented qualitative and quantitative frameworks for internal advanced measurement approach to Operational Risk Management.