Giancarlo joined Grant Thornton in July 2019 as Chairman of Grant Thornton Capital Market, a Joint Venture created by Bernoni Grant Thornton and AGC (formerly Azimut Global Counseling). AGC is advisor and promoter of investment initiatives for the reserved closed-end fund Azimut IPO CLUB, managed by Azimut Libera Impresa SGR S.p.A.
As CEO of Azimut Global Counseling S.r.l. since 2013, Giancarlo acquired vast experience in corporate finance, investment banking and wealth management advisory.
Previously he has worked for some primary banking institutions: in 1991 he started working for Banca IMI as supervisor of development projects and from 1994 to 1998 he has been the commercial head of Triveneto area. In 1998 he moved to Mediobanca, where in the role of Managing Director, led and developed M&A operations, lending activities and listing.
He opened Mediobanca office in Florence in 1999, where he worked until 2013.
Giancarlo received his degree in Economics and Banking sciences from University of Siena in 1987. He served in the Carabinieri Paracadutisti Regiment “Tuscania” ( 1979 – 1980).
In 1988 he was inserted in the training program for Executive officers at Banco di Roma and he ranked first in the public competition.