Starting from September 2016, our LUISS MBA Alumnus Alessandro Belli is the Head of Tourism Real Estate at CDP Cassa Depositi e Prestiti Investimenti SGR.
CDP is a joint-stock company under public control, promoting Italian economy and, in particular, its industrial sector through state-guaranteed postal savings products and the issuance of bonds.
Alessandro’s main task within the organisation is managing the tourism investments’ start-up business unit.
With a degree in Civil Engineering he got the Master’s in Business Administration degree in 2001.
Alessandro is an Adjunct Professor in real estate finance at LUISS Business School, a Faculty Member of the Master in Real Estate programme, and a RICS Member.
He is also a board member and a co-founder of the LUISS Business School Alumni Association.
After initial technical roles in engineering companies, in 2011 he joined Grandi Stazioni SpA, oprating in the investment evaluation and finance field.
In 2005, he worked for Cushman & Wakefield as theSenior Consultant, then for Torre SGR (Fortress group) as the Acquisition Manager.
In 2007, he joined Pirelli RE SpA as the Head of Acquisitions Tourism and later as the Director of Highstreet Management Services BV (Amsterdam). In 2009 he became the Head of Management team of Fabrica SGR, and later the Head of Investments.
In Fabrica he has finalised investments for Euro 1.55B (Euro 430M in real estate asset acquisitions and Euro 1,120M in asset contributions), managing the start-up of funds for institutional investors (pension funds).
He was also involved in structuring a commercial partnership with CBRE Global Investors and in developing new products.
In 2015, he worked as the Group Head of Real Estate in Mittel Group, an Italian listed company operating in private equity and real estate industries.
He was the CEO of MII srl, holding of the group’s real estate investments, and a member of the Board of Castello Sgr (Mittel shareholder 22%).