• Simone Cavalieri

    Partner Italy Team

    Simone Cavalieri

    Partner

    Simone joined PAI in 2019 and heads PAI’s Italy Team.

    Simone was previously a Partner and Investment Committee Member at Charme Capital Partners. Before starting at Charme Capital in 2009, Simone spent almost 10 years at Merrill Lynch in Investment Banking in London and Milan.

    Simone graduated from the Bocconi University in Milan with a degree in Business Administration. He is fluent in Italian and English, and conversational in French.

  • Marco Gelmi

    Investment Director Italy Team Investment Group

    Marco Gelmi

    Investment Group
    Investment Director

    Marco joined PAI in 2021 as a member of the Investment Group and the Italy Team.

    He joined from Triton Partners where he spent over two years as part of the Consumer Team and the Italy Team. Previously, Marco spent three years at Charme Capital Partners. He started his career in investment banking at Lehman Brothers, Nomura and Barclays in London and Milan.

    He graduated from Bocconi University in Milan with a MSc in Finance and a degree in Business Administration. Marco is fluent in English and Italian.

  • Stefano Shuster

    Investment Director Italy Team Investment Group

    Stefano Shuster

    Investment Group
    Investment Director

    Stefano joined PAI in 2019 as a member of the Investment Group and the Italy Team.

    He joined from OpCapita LLP, a European consumer-focused private equity firm based in London, where he spent two years. Previously, Stefano spent two years at the Boston Consulting Group, as a consultant, and one year at Morgan Stanley in its Investment Banking Division, in London.

    He holds an MBA from the London Business School and a Master of Science in International Management from Bocconi University. He is fluent in Italian and English.

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