Gianluca Longhi

Expert

Financial Institutions and Corporate Strategy

Gianluca has over 23 years of experience in corporate and investment banking, advisory, strategic consultancy and general management.

He started his career in investment banking at Morgan Stanley in London and then deepened his experience in the financial industry as as a core member of McKinsey’s Corporate Finance practice, focusing on strategic and restructuring projects  for banks across Europe and the Middle East.

Gianluca then moved to UniCredit, where he was charged with setting up and strengthening and the bank’s internal consultancy division. He spent more than four years as Deputy Head in the Italian Financial Institutions team, where he both restructured the unit and increased the business across the Italian financial institutions. Finally, leveraging his overall experience in the industry, he set up UniCredit’s Global Client Management platform for corporate and institutional clients and served as a member of the CIB Executive Committee.

Gianluca’s interest in digital transformation and contemporary art led him to co-found two startups and to serve as  advisor to other startups.

He holds a degree in Management Engineering from Politecnico of Milan and speaks English and Italian.