Maria Ameli

Advisory Board Member Catalyst IV

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Maria Ameli is Head of Corporate, Real Estate and Art Advisory in Banca Generali since October 2018 and coordinates the “BG4Real” project which creates a link between private savings and Italian and foreign SMEs.

From 2009 to 2018, Maria held important roles in Ersel, initially as Senior Private Banker; subsequently she took on responsibility for Business Development for the entire Group and she structured and managed several Club Deals to support innovative Start-ups such as Homepal, Satispay and Treedom.
From 2004 to 2009, she was Wealth Manager and Marketing Manager of Banca Arner (Italy). From 1999 to 2004, she worked in B2Biscom and Bain & Company as a strategic consultant, specialised in Corporate Finance and Marketing.

Maria graduated in nuclear engineering with honors from Politecnico di Milano, and she holds a specialist degree in Entrepreneurship at Harvard Business School. She is a lecturer in Private Banking Workshops, collaborates with various international Business Schools and she is an active member of the international Venture Capital community.

She is happily married and has two wonderful children.