Andrea is an associate of Isis Enterprise. From 2008 – 2016 he worked for Oxford University Innovation, where he was Head of New Venture Support & Funding from 2015-16. His role was to help the University of Oxford raise finance to progress technology spinouts, and to help manage the university’s proof-of-concept & equity funds. An electronics engineer by background (MEng cum Laude, UNIPG, Italy -1990), Andrea gained an MSc in Strasbourg (ULP, France-1994) in Technology Transfer, and an MBA in Rome, with a focus on finance (LUISS, Italy-1995). He has spent 20 years working in the field of financing technology, from corporate finance at Telecom Italia, technology investment banking at Nomura, and private equity at CDC Capital Partners. He previously worked in an FSA (now FCA)-regulated capacity as a qualified securities & financial derivatives representative.