Maurizio is the Managing Partner of Braven Partners, a specialist advisory firm that helps organisations invest and expand their presence in Latin America. Among the organisations advised by Braven Partners are companies like the TUI Group, Samsung, Hyatt and McMillan, as well as private equity funds like Insight Ventures and institutions like the São Paulo stock exchange.
Prior to moving to São Paulo Maurizio worked and lived in London, New York, Paris, Rome and Singapore. During his 20 years career he was a director at GE Capital (where he left as European Commercial Leader) and Arthur Andersen (where he served as Head of Market Development for the Financial Services sector), as well as having a short stint in the localisation industry with Alpnet.
Maurizio started his career as a researcher in Human/System Interaction and while at university was a personal trainer of professional tennis players, including the Japanese Davis Cup team.
Maurizio earned a BA with Honours in Economics from the University of Rome and a MBA from INSEAD, and is a 6-sigma BB and graduate of the General Electric Experienced Leadership Program.
Sessions for Maurizio de Franciscis
- Global Branding In Emerging Markets – The Latin American Case - Brand2Global London 2014