After graduating from Bocconi University in Italy, Alessandro began his career in luxury marketing with L’Oréal and CTCouture in Paris, France, then becoming the Head of Marketing for Ermenegildo Zegna in Barcelona, Spain. A serial entrepreneur, Alessandro built companies in Italy, Spain, China and India, extensively trading in textiles between China, India, and Europe, later promoting a children’s luxury fashion brand.
After spending many years advising Italian companies expanding to India, he promoted and launched Wonderchef, a joint venture with Indian celebrity chef Sanjeev Kapoor. In addition, he launched SDA Bocconi Asia Center in 2012, the Università Bocconi’s first international campus and has acted as the Managing Director of SDA Bocconi Asia Center, Mumbai since its inception in 2012.
Alessandro has served on the Board of the Indian Chamber of Commerce in Italy for the past seven years as well as on the board of the Indo Italian Chamber of Commerce in Mumbai for the past three, along with the International Advisory Board of IRM (Institute of Risk Management)