Riccardo Maria Monti

Riccardo Maria Monti

Executive Director | Triboo

Riccardo Maria Monti graduated in Economics and Business from the University of Naples, with honours and the  publication of his thesis. In 2007, he was appointed to the position of Treasurer in the Board of the Robert Kennedy Foundation, where he worked on projects in Eastern Europe and the Middle East.

From 1998 to 2012, he personally managed the development and internationalization of Value Partners Group. He transformed it from a small firm of 30 consultants, into the number one professional consulting multinational,   which, in 2012 counted approximately 3,000 employees and 15 offices worldwide. During this period, he gained a thorough knowledge of the Italian industrial system and its development abroad (in both the traditional ‘Made in Italy’ and the cutting-edge high-tech sectors).

Mr. Monti worked with corporations and governments in over 40 countries, with particular focus on emerging markets; Latin America, Asia, the Middle East. His projects explored the fields of finance, telecoms, infrastructures and manufacturing.

From July 2012 to June 2016 he served as Vice President of SIMEST (the public company in charge of venture capital and financial support for Italian investments overseas). In addition, during 2012 he held the position of Personal Advisor for International Affairs to the Italian Minister of Economic Development, Infrastructure and Transport, Mr. Passera. In these positions he was able to contribute to the consolidation of a global network of Governments and government agencies, business ventures and investment funds, in all major countries worldwide, especially in cross-border investments.From April 2012 to June 2016 he served as Chairman of ICE, the Italian agency for promoting international trade. He had the mission to support the internationalisation of Italian firms and attract foreign investments. At the same Mr. Monti was part of  the Board of Assocamerestero (the association of the Italian chambers of commerce overseas).

During 2016 he served as Chairman of Grandi Stazioni S.p.A., where he oversaw the final phase of the company’s privatisation process; between 2016 and 2018 he was appointed Chairman of Italferr S.p.A.

Starting from December 2018, Riccardo Maria Monti has been nominated Executive Director of Triboo. He is in charge of internationalization and development of the Group.