Senior advisor

Giovanni Lazzeri

Senior Advisor

Giovanni has 25+ years’ experience in investment banking, corporate lending, structured finance and fintech solutions originating and structuring €50bn+ transactions on multiple asset classes, including tax credits, NPLs and illiquid assets across securitisation, debt and structured lending facilities.

Before joining NPL Markets, he advised Italian family offices and servicers in NPLs and distressed assets investments. He worked 3 years in Fintech as Origination Director at Demica, a UK-based working capital solutions global player and as Advisor to Workinvoice, the first Italian invoice trading platform, in business development and funding.

Prior to this, Giovanni headed the Italian securitisation and Structured capital finance desks of Société Générale for 12 years, originating and executing structured finance transactions backed by multiple asset classes for corporates, financial institutions and public administrations in Italy and Southern Europe.

Previously he worked 3 years at ABN AMRO as Head of Italian securitisation desk and 7 years at Mediobanca, where he set up the securitisation desk and worked as Structured credit officer for Italian clients.

Giovanni holds a degree with honors in Economics and Business from Pisa University, where has been Lecturer assistant in Financial Mathematics, and a Master in Innovation Management from Scuola Superiore S. Anna. He is Chartered Accountant and legal auditor in Italy.