Key Officers


Vela Capital founder and CEO. Started professional career at Hambros Bank, London. In 1986 joined private company in the environmental services sector, sold to RWE Ag in 1990. Until 1998 CEO of RWE Ambiente Italia, the Germany Groupís holding for itís environmental activities in Southern Europe. Presently CEO of Friulia Spa, a leading Public/Private Finance Company, and CEO of Friulia SGR an important VC operator. Member of the Boards of two LSE quoted Investment Companies: Ecofin Water and Power opportunities and JP Morgan Europena Fledgling. Sits on the Boards of several other companies. Awarded AIFI (Italian Association of PE/VC) prize for best early-stage deal in 2006.

CRISTINA VOLTA - Senior Investment Officer
Graduated with honors at Bocconi University, Milan. Since 2003 active in the PE/VC field first as an analyst and now as Senior Investment Officer. Analyzed over 150 Business Plans. Supervised directly over 20 negotiations through their lives. Currently directly responsible for monitoring 3 companies.
Assisted directly a major Italian Management Consultancy Company in sizeable capital increase per a very well known local holding company.
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