Advisory Committee

Simone Zucchetti
Senior Adviser
Olivia Mariotti
Senior Adviser

Simone is Partner at Tremonti, Romagnoli, Piccardi and associates. He has a significant experience on international tax matters and participation in the consulltantions organized by the OECD and the Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance on the main best practice guidance and legislative initiatives.

He is also chairman of the board of Statutory Auditors, Statutory Auditor, Sole Auditor and Board member in several companies active across different industries. His academic background include a Master in Tax Law of Il sole 24 ore and a degree in Business Administration from Catholic University of the Sacred Heart

Olivia Mariotti provides the know-how of the luxury lifestyle sector; by combining over 30 years of brand strategy experience and creative leadership with her grasp for the zeitgeist she has access to an international network of talents, professionals, specialists and thinkers. Her uniqueness lies also in the combination of a strong background “on the client side” - as top corporate executive - to the many years at the helm of her own award winning, top-tier, international Agency REM. On the academic front, Olivia is adjunct professor and the Director of the Master in Fashion Management at Rome’s LUISS University, a programme she has tailored to include industry professionals of the highest caliber, to share her in-depth knowledge of the business and inspire the younger generation. 

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Giacomo Santucci
Senior Adviser

Giacomo is among the most experienced and influential professionals in the fashion and luxury industry. The Wall Street Journal has in fact included his name in the list of 50 most influential people worldwide in the fashion industry. 
After working for McKinsey, he collaborated with brands such as Ferragamo, Dolce e Gabbana e Roberto Cavalli. For Prada he coordinated the brand development into the Far East. He was President and CEO of Gucci, during the memorable tenure of Tom Ford and Domenico De Sole.
He holds four degrees: Nuclear Engineering, Political Sciences, Economics and History of Arts. He also speaks six languages including Cantonese and Japanese.