An internationally recognized hospitality professional who has managed, developed, opened and positioned many 5 star deluxe properties around the world.

A career stemming from Villa d’Este to Shangri- La, from the K Club in Barbuda to the opening of Castello del Nero and later taking on the assignment for the largest corporation in Russia, Sistema, to develop the luxury portfolio opening the Principe in Forte dei Marmi, Andrea then went back to Italy to reposition the beautiful CastaDiva Resort and Spa on Lake Como.

Andrea has lived and worked in 10 countries and covered assignments in Asia, Europe, Africa and the Caribbean, he has also opened and managed independent restaurants, started up catering and yacht chartering companies.

Founder of Elite Hospitality, a company developed with various colleagues involved in all aspects of hotels, resorts, restaurants and clubs. Thanks to a flexible team Elite Hospitality follows through from property acquisition, development, management to exit or minor assignments such as consulting, sales representation and staff sourcing and training.

Andrea is also on the board of Top Italian Chef (www.topitalianchef.com), an association which involves over 160 chefs in Italy and is very active in promoting Italian cuisine.

Ambassador of Chiasso Football Club, a team in second division in the Swiss league which was founded in 1905. Today the team is extremely active with various international connections to major European clubs such as Sevilla, AC Milan, PSG just to name a few.