At EIF since January 2009, Marco is heading the Lower Mid-Market team investing in equity, hybrid debt / equity and private debt funds across Europe, with a particular focus on the Northern, Eastern and Southern regions. He represents EIF on the Advisory Boards of over 20 funds. Prior to joining EIF in January 2009, he worked in direct investments as a senior Investment Manager at Innogest Capital, an Italian VC fund focused on early stage investments. Previous appointments include Project and Engagement Manager at Capgemini (2001 to 2004), where he successfully led large management consulting engagements, and at Ernst & Young Consultants, where he started his career in 1998. Marco holds a M.S. degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from the Polytechnic of Turin (Italy).