OUR TEAM

In this section you will find the BIOs of the REVO SPA team.

ALBERTO MINALI

Alberto Minali is REVO’s CEO.

In August 2020, Alberto was appointed by Pope Francis as Member of the Council for the Economy of the Holy See. From June 2017 to October 2019 Alberto was CEO of Cattolica Assicurazioni. He also held the position of Chief Financial Officer of Generali Group from 2012 to 2017 and during the last year of his mandate he was appointed General Manager of the Group. Prior to joining Generali, Alberto founded Eskatos Capital Management Sarl, which at the time managed a series of funds specialized in the insurance space. Previously, Alberto was Chief Financial Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Eurizon Group, today part of Intesa Sanpaolo. Alberto started his career as a reinsurance underwriter back in 1991 in the company market of Llody’s of London; during his professional life he held different roles in actuarial and asset management functions both at Generali and Allianz Group. Alberto graduated in Economics from Bocconi University in 1989 and, during his studies, he attended exchange programs at Brandeis University (Boston, MA.) and Yale University (New Haven, Conn.). He is married and has two daughters.

STEFANO SEMOLINI

Stefano Semolini is REVO’s General Counsel.

From July 2017 to May 2020, Stefano was Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary/Head of Legal Affairs and Compliance Service of Cattolica Assicurazioni. From May 2006 to June 2017, he held different positions at Banco Popolare, such as Head of the Secretariat and of Territorial Relations, Chief Secretary of the Board of Directors, member of Board of the Group’s Pension Fund and Corporate Affairs Specialist. Between 2004 and 2006, Stefano was Chief Legal Officer and Group Compliance Service at Arca Vita and Arca Assicurazioni. Previously, Stefano held different positions in the legal teams of Italian insurance companies and worked as a freelancer. In 1995, Stefano graduated in Law from the University of Modena.

Jacopo Tanaglia

Jacopo Tanaglia is REVO’s Chief Financial Officer.

Jacopo has a decade-long experience in the insurance sector, having worked since 2009 at Cattolica Assicurazioni, where he held several managerial and executive roles, such as Investment Manager and Head of the M&A division of the Group. Prior to joining Cattolica Assicurazioni, Jacopo focused on financial advisory and M&A at Tamburi Investment Partners, where he specialized in valuation and structuring of direct investments as a Senior Analyst. He started his career in 2005 at Deloitte’s audit division and in 2006 he graduated from Bocconi University’s MSc in Accounting, Financial Management and Control.

FABIO DE FERRARI

Fabio De Ferrari is REVO’s Chief Operating Officer

Fabio De Ferrari boasts a long experience in insurance and technology gained in important multinational groups worldwide, holding top management positions. He joins REVO from the Allianz Group where, from 2018 to 2021, he acted as COO of Allianz Germany and prior to that, from 2013 to 2018, as COO of Allianz Global Assistance first and of Allianz Partners afterwards, both with global responsibilities. From 2008 to 2012, as General Manager he relaunched Cedacri, the largest Italian outsourcing operator of information systems for the banking sector. Previously in RAS – Allianz group – he held the position of General Manager of GeSI, the internal company of the Group responsible for the management of information systems. Fabio began his career at HP, holding increasingly important positions at international level, and after a short period in the Gartner Group, he was an Associate Principal of McKinsey Italia. Fabio graduated in Electronic Engineering from the University of Padua and studied one year at UCLA (Los Angeles).

SIMONE LAZZARO

Simone Lazzaro is REVO’s Chief Underwriting Officer.

From 2014 to July 2020, he served as Head of Mid Corporate, Reinsurance and APP Broker of Allianz Italy. Previously, he has covered different positions at Allianz, where he spent the last 16 years of his career before joining REVO in 2021. From 2001 to 2004, he served as Officer in the Scientific Investigations Group of Carabinieri. Simone graduated in Economics in 2001 from the La Sapienza University of Rome, where, in 2003, he obtained a Masters in Financial Management for Insurance.

Paola Negri

Paola Negri is the HR & Organization Director of REVO SpA.

From 2016 to August 2021 Paola was Italy HR Director at RGI, a software vendor active in the insurance market. Previously, she worked for Vodafone for about 20 years covering roles of increasing responsibility in the HR field. She thus gained a consolidated experience in the IT sector of the telco and insurance industry, both in the local and international market, in an ever-changing multicultural context. Paola has a long-standing track record in the design and rollout of key initiatives in engagement, employer branding, talent attraction, development and retention. She holds a Political Science degree from the University of Turin.

FABIO DE FERRARI

Fabio De Ferrari is REVO’s Chief Operating Officer

Fabio De Ferrari boasts a long experience in insurance and technology gained in important multinational groups worldwide, holding top management positions. He joins REVO from the Allianz Group where, from 2018 to 2021, he acted as COO of Allianz Germany and prior to that, from 2013 to 2018, as COO of Allianz Global Assistance first and of Allianz Partners afterwards, both with global responsibilities. From 2008 to 2012, as General Manager he relaunched Cedacri, the largest Italian outsourcing operator of information systems for the banking sector. Previously in RAS – Allianz group – he held the position of General Manager of GeSI, the internal company of the Group responsible for the management of information systems. Fabio began his career at HP, holding increasingly important positions at international level, and after a short period in the Gartner Group, he was an Associate Principal of McKinsey Italia. Fabio graduated in Electronic Engineering from the University of Padua and studied one year at UCLA (Los Angeles).

ALBERTO MINALI

Alberto Minali is REVO’s CEO.

In August 2020, Alberto was appointed by Pope Francis as Member of the Council for the Economy of the Holy See. From June 2017 to October 2019 Alberto was CEO of Cattolica Assicurazioni. He also held the position of Chief Financial Officer of Generali Group from 2012 to 2017 and during the last year of his mandate he was appointed General Manager of the Group. Prior to joining Generali, Alberto founded Eskatos Capital Management Sarl, which at the time managed a series of funds specialized in the insurance space. Previously, Alberto was Chief Financial Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Eurizon Group, today part of Intesa Sanpaolo. Alberto started his career as a reinsurance underwriter back in 1991 in the company market of Llody’s of London; during his professional life he held different roles in actuarial and asset management functions both at Generali and Allianz Group. Alberto graduated in Economics from Bocconi University in 1989 and, during his studies, he attended exchange programs at Brandeis University (Boston, MA.) and Yale University (New Haven, Conn.). He is married and has two daughters.

STEFANO SEMOLINI

Stefano Semolini is REVO’s General Counsel.

From July 2017 to May 2020, Stefano was Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary/Head of Legal Affairs and Compliance Service of Cattolica Assicurazioni. From May 2006 to June 2017, he held different positions at Banco Popolare, such as Head of the Secretariat and of Territorial Relations, Chief Secretary of the Board of Directors, member of Board of the Group’s Pension Fund and Corporate Affairs Specialist. Between 2004 and 2006, Stefano was Chief Legal Officer and Group Compliance Service at Arca Vita and Arca Assicurazioni. Previously, Stefano held different positions in the legal teams of Italian insurance companies and worked as a freelancer. In 1995, Stefano graduated in Law from the University of Modena.

Jacopo Tanaglia

Jacopo Tanaglia is REVO’s Chief Financial Officer.

Jacopo has a decade-long experience in the insurance sector, having worked since 2009 at Cattolica Assicurazioni, where he held several managerial and executive roles, such as Investment Manager and Head of the M&A division of the Group. Prior to joining Cattolica Assicurazioni, Jacopo focused on financial advisory and M&A at Tamburi Investment Partners, where he specialized in valuation and structuring of direct investments as a Senior Analyst. He started his career in 2005 at Deloitte’s audit division and in 2006 he graduated from Bocconi University’s MSc in Accounting, Financial Management and Control.

SIMONE LAZZARO

Simone Lazzaro is REVO’s Chief Underwriting Officer.

From 2014 to July 2020, he served as Head of Mid Corporate, Reinsurance and APP Broker of Allianz Italy. Previously, he has covered different positions at Allianz, where he spent the last 16 years of his career before joining REVO in 2021. From 2001 to 2004, he served as Officer in the Scientific Investigations Group of Carabinieri. Simone graduated in Economics in 2001 from the La Sapienza University of Rome, where, in 2003, he obtained a Masters in Financial Management for Insurance.

Paola Negri

Paola Negri is the HR & Organization Director of REVO SpA.

From 2016 to August 2021 Paola was Italy HR Director at RGI, a software vendor active in the insurance market. Previously, she worked for Vodafone for about 20 years covering roles of increasing responsibility in the HR field. She thus gained a consolidated experience in the IT sector of the telco and insurance industry, both in the local and international market, in an ever-changing multicultural context. Paola has a long-standing track record in the design and rollout of key initiatives in engagement, employer branding, talent attraction, development and retention. She holds a Political Science degree from the University of Turin.