Managing Director UK Office
Born and raised in Italy, Andrea has over 20 years of experience in the luxury hospitality industry. He has gained significant experience in project management, F&B operations, new concept development, membership strategies and marketing. Andrea’s creativity and personality allowed him to work with many owners and investors on the launch of unique business models.
He has successfully participated in the launch of new luxury business concepts such as IDDU - London, South Kensington Club - London, La Macchia Club - Tuscany, VyTA Group - London, Café Barbera - Dubai. He possesses a proven track record demonstrating growth across membership, wellness and F&B revenue streams.
Architecture and Interion Design
She is a Rome-based award-winning architecture and interior designer. Her distinctive hallmark has emerged from a capacity to combine a contemporary vision of society and user needs with extensive knowledge of the historical and cultural roots of interior design, producing results that blend the past with the future.
Her work ranges in scale from furniture to architecture and urban design, with a focus on craft, detailing and precision. As specialists in category – defining hospitality design, her critically acclaimed portfolio spans bars, cafés, restaurants, hotels and spas.
A professional, multilingual and passionate individual with extensive experience in business development, personal shopping, and both client experience and client relations. Strong connection and understanding of the UHNW client lifestyle. Excel in management and organisational skills, encouraging and enabling attainment of goals and objectives, with an energetic collaborative team approach.
Successful in developing strategic targeted business plans for acquisition or retention purposes; overseeing customer experience, hospitality and service standards; as well as designing effective tailored events or experiences to achieve record-breaking sales. As side project, Cristiano has been successfully consulting and styling elected business gentlemen in New York, London and Brussels, and his work was featured in the Financial Times/How To Spend It in April 2015.
Managing Director USA Office
Salvatore Taormina is a young talented Manager, graduated at Salem State University with a bachelor degree in Business (concentration) marketing.
He has started his career, working with preeminent American Hospitality Groups and he has had the opportunity to experience the difference levels in the F&B business.
Food & Beverage
Born in Lecco by the majestic Lake of Como Marco Riva early discovered his passion for the Culinary Arts. With an extensive experience in different parts of the world like Italy, USA, Japan, Thailand, China, Indonesia, Marco developed a more complete knowledge and understanding of the different F&B offers.
Passionate professional he was part of several Top proprieties Preopening Team like Bvlgari Bali, Mandarin Oriental Shanghai, Four Seasons Jakarta as well as working for Ritz Carlton Osaka, Shangri-La Bangkok, Life Luxury Group Mainland China and many more.
Always focus on innovate and develop F&B trends and concepts he clearly understand the importance of respect the Investors trust and reword them with an healthy profit that will also guarantee the sustainability of the Projects.
Key Account Manager
Simonne Chevalier works in Luxury Market worldwide. Designer, Creative, Manager and Business Woman, combines in her work, New Trends and Italian Excellence.
Graduated in Fashion and Marketing at NABA Milan, Design Master Degree at IED Milan, began her brilliant career drawing for the most famous Fashion Brands: Ferragamo, Trussardi, Alviero Martini, Yves St. Laurent, Escada, Jean-Paul Gaultier and many others.
She works in Luxury Art Interior Decoration for Hospitality, Presidential Palaces, Private Houses, Stores, Showrooms and Yachts, signing projects such as Eden Hotel in Rome, The Presidential Palace in Turkey, Dolce & Gabbana stores worldwide, Fendi Home showrooms, Bentley Home showrooms, Scic Cucine showroom Parma, Palais de Louis Hanoi in Vietnam.
Inga Sempel is a creative writer, creative translator and creative tutor based in the UK, with an extensive knowledge in languages, communication techniques, coaching and media formats.
She offers bespoke linguistic support and creative consultancy to big international clients as well as to smaller private ones who require a holistic and creative approach from the initial brainstorming phase to the actual execution and presentation of their project.
She is passionate about humanities, arts and cinema.