Dott. SCALERA Stefano Agenzia del Demanio (Italy)
| Managing Director
Director of the Agenzia del Demanio (Italian State Property Agency) appointed by the Italian Presidential Decree of 17/10/2011. Member of the Consiglio Superiore dei Lavori Pubblici (Superior Council of Public Works). Member of the Board of Directors of the National Agency for the administration and the destination of goods seized and confiscated from organized crime. Executive General Manager in charge of the enhancement of state assets and equity within the Department of Treasury from July 2008 to 2011. Member of the Management Committee of the State Property Agency from September 2008 to September 2011. Member of the ULI (Urban Land Institute) Europe Advisory Board, a non-profit organization for research and education whose aim is the sustainable use of land. Head of the Technical Secretariat of the Ministry of Economy and Finance from 2005 to 2007. Secretary-General of the Authority for the Supervision of Public Contracts for Works, Services and Supplies from 1 January 2008 to 29 July 2008. Member of the Board of Directors of Ferrovie dello Stato (Italian State Railways) from May to December 2007, also serving in the role of Chairman of the Compensation Committee. Vice President of CONSIP (Concessionaria Servizi Informativi Publici ‒ Public Information Service Concession) from 2002 to 2005. Author of various publications on the subject of financial markets and real estate. Degree in Economics and Business with thesis entitled, “The public debt management policy, the prospects of return”.
About Agenzia del Demanio:
The Agenzia del Demanio (Italian State Property Agency) is a Public Economic Body that operates under the Ministry of Economy and Finance and is responsible for managing, rationalising and developing the State’s real estate property. The Agenzia del Demanio has 1,020 employees located across 16 territorial offices and its general directorate is based in Rome.
It uses business solutions and criteria to handle the administrative management of the State’s real estate property and to undertake awareness raising activities with a view to increasing its economic and social value. To this end, the Agenzia del Demanio promotes restoration and development projects of the State’s real estate property which are in line with the needs of the territory and performs rationalisation and optimisation activities for properties used by the public authorities with a view to reducing public spending costs.
For more information, please visit www.agenziademanio.it.
BORZI Umberto Chiomenti Studio Legale (Italy)
Umberto Borzi is the head of the Real Estate Business Unit at Chiomenti. His practice areas are real estate, corporate and M&A, joint ventures, private equity. He was formerly an Assistant Professor of Banking Law at theUniversityofRome,La Sapienza.
Umberto Borzi has extensive experience in advising institutional clients on major national and international transactions in various industries.
He has assisted in the structuring, formation and unit placement of major Italian real estate investment funds representing sponsors and underwriters. He has been involved in various transactions (capital increases, securitisations, M&A, international reorganizations, restructurings, turnarounds) for several primary banks and financial institutions.
Education: Graduated in Law,L.U.I.S.S.GuidoCarliUniversity,Rome, 1987; admitted to the Bar,Italy, 1991.
Languages: Italian, English
About Studio Legale Chiomenti:
Studio Legale Chiomenti’s distinction is based on its international outlook and the excellence of its professionals.
The Firm has over 300 attorneys and tax advisers and has offices in Rome,Milan,Turin,London,Brussels,New York,Beijing,Shanghai and Hong Kong.
Studio Legale Chiomenti provides integrated legal advice with the goals of assisting clients to clearly understand the legal variables affecting their business decisions and turning efficient legal structures into a competitive advantage. In addition to advising in the traditional corporate, banking, finance and capital markets practice areas, the Firm provides expert legal services in litigation and in the tax, administrative, employment, EU, antitrust, public utilities, copyright, financial markets regulation, trusts, and intellectual property practice areas. The Firm has consolidated expertise in civil litigation, administrative and EU law and national and international arbitration.
Studio Chiomenti’s clients include major Italian and foreign industrial, banking, insurance, and financial groups.
Ing. MAZZOCCO Aldo Beni Stabili SPA SIIQ (Italy
Born in Harare, Zimbabwe, on September 2nd, 1961, married with three children, he got a Degree in Civil Engineering (109/110) at Padua University in 1985 and a Master with honors in Business Administration at Milan’s SDA Bocconi in 1989.
From January 2007 to January 2011 he has been member of the Directoire of Foncière des Régions but his most recent charge is dated July 2011 when he was elected as the Chairman of Assoimmobiliare, Association of Italian Real Estate Industry. In addition, from 2010 he has been member of Board of Directors of EPRA, European Public Real Estate Association, and from 2009 he has been member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyor RICS.
From 2001 he has been the CEO of Beni Stabili S.p.a. S.i.i.q. and member of the Board of Beni Stabili Gestioni S.p.a. Sgr, while from last January 2011 he has been Directeur Général Délégué of Foncière des Régions S.A.
From 1990 to 1994 he has been General Manager of G. Pivato S.p.a. and from 1994 to 2001 CEO of C.F.I. S.p.a.
About Beni Stabili:
Beni Stabili has operated in the Italian property market for over one hundred years. Founded in 1904, we have assets of € 4.4 billion at 30 September 2011, consisting of properties located in major cities in northern and central Italy, primarily in the office and retail sector. Our shares are listed on the Milan and Paris stock exchanges and we have two operating headquarters in Rome and Milan.
DEL FANTE Matteo CDP INVESTIMENTI SGR (Italy)
Starting from 1991 he joined JPMorgan gaining extensive professional experience dealing with large European clients with respect to strategic and financial operations. In 1999, after having held various positions, he was appointed Managing Director in London, working until 2003 for major European Bank’s customers.
In December 2003, he moved to Cassa Depositi e Prestiti S.p.A. where he held the position of Head of Finance until September 2009, afterwards from February 2009 he began to manage the Real Estate Business Unit. In March 2009 he was appointed as Managing Director of CDP Investimenti SGR S.p.A.Since June 2010, Matteo Del Fante is the General Manager of Cassa Depositi e Prestiti S.p.A. and since July 2010 he is the Chairman of CDP Investimenti SGR S.p.A.
About CDP Investment
Through the Fondo Investimenti per l’Abitare, CDP Investimenti SGR S.p.A. operates in the area of social housing. CDPI Sgr’s capital is held by Cassa Depositi e Prestiti S.p.A. for a majority stake of 70% and by ACRI (association of italian savings bank foundations) and ABI (associations of italian banks) for a 15% stake each. The Fondo Investimenti per l’Abitare is a closed-end real estate investment fund, reserved to institutional investors, that operates throughout Italy. The Fund invests in the social housing sector in order to increase the supply of social housing units in Italy, to be let at affordable rents and for sale at subsidized prices, and to support and enhance the relevant policies of the national and local government. The FIA’s assets amount to 1.928 billion euro, including one billion subscribed by Cassa Depositi e Prestiti S.p.A., 140 million by the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport and 788 million by banking and insurance groups and private pension funds.
HOLBERTON Richard CBRE (UK)
| Director, EMEA Research
Richard has extensive experience in the economic and investment analysis of commercial property markets, and of conducting consultancy studies for clients.
In his current role at CBRE, he heads the Office and Industrial Markets team within EMEA Research. His role is to oversee the analysis of these markets from occupier and investor perspectives, and to initiate and carry out research that supports and develops the business activities of the company and its clients. In addition to regular market commentary and publications, Richard also conducts frequent client briefings and is involved in a range of consultancy projects.
Richard has previously held research posts at the Royal Bank of Scotland, Weatherall Green and Smith and Prudential Portfolio Managers. He holds postgraduate qualifications in Urban and Regional Planning (Glasgow University) and Property Investment (City University).
About CB Richard Ellis Group, Inc.
CB Richard Ellis Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services firm (in terms of 2008 revenue). The Company has approximately 30,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through more than 300 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. CB Richard Ellis offers strategic advice and execution for property sales and leasing; corporate services; property, facilities and project management; mortgage banking; appraisal and valuation; development services; investment management; and research and consulting. CB Richard Ellis has been named a BusinessWeek 50 “best in class” company three years in a row and a Fortune 100 fastest growing company two years in a row. Please visit our website at www.cbre.com.
Ing. BUZZETTI Paolo ANCE - Associazione Nazionale Costruttori Edili (Italy)
After having obtained the University Degree, he started working as a Technical Manager with the Group of Construction Companies owned by his family. He currently owns the Construction Company IAB SpA.
In 1988, he was elected Chairman of the Young Contractors Entrepreneurs of Rome (ACER), and, in 1990, Chairman of the National Committee of Young Contractors Entrepreneurs of ANCE.
From 1995 to 2001, he was Chairman of ACER. From 1995 to 2003, he was Member of the Board of Directors of Isveur SpA. From 1997 to 2000, he was ANCE’s Deputy Chairman for the Public Works sector.
Since 2000, he held relevant positions within several Companies and Entrepreneur Institutions, such as Chamber of Commerce in Rome, Tecnopolo SpA, Investimenti SpA, Tecnocons s.c.p.a., Castel Romano SpA, Promex s.c.p.a., Unicredit Banca di Roma SpA, Fondazione del Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Unioncamere Lazio, Anima, Tirreno-Brennero Srl.
About ANCE – National Association of Italian Builders
ANCE represents the interests of this industrial category and it has to protect and promote its interests through cooperation with the Governament, the Parliament and national institutions and the social partners.
The aim of ANCE is to take part in the economic and employment growth of the sector and in the development of a sophisticated indigenous system enabling our country to face the ever more demanding challenges of the global market.