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Tommaso Lazzari is a Managing Partner at Seta Capital. He has 16 years of experience in manufacturing, engineering and energy projects. Prior to Seta Capital, Tommaso worked for General Electric Oil & Gas, where he led projects in politically for customers such as Exxon, Shell, ENI across Europe, America and Africa in remote and at the time politically unstable countries. Tommaso began his career as a manufacturing engineer and product development manager in SKF in the Netherlands and Italy, where he developed several patents for different applications. Tommaso holds an MBA from London Business School (UK) and a Master degree in Mechanical engineering from the Polytechnic of Turin (Italy). He is a native speaker in Italian and is also fluent in English, French and Spanish.
Tanya Wen is Founder and Managing Partner of Seta Capital. She has extensive cross-border transaction and investment experience as a private equity investor and advisor with on the ground experiences in China, Australia and Italy. Prior to establishing Seta Capital, Tanya was a senior member of Crescent Point’s investment team in China, leading its private equity investments in China and outbound deals, including the buyout of a major Italian fashion group, Sixty Group. Tanya began her career as a management consultant at the global consulting firm, A.T. Kearney and CHAMP Private Equity, Australia’s leading private equity buy-out fund where she focused on investments in Australia, China and South East Asia. Tanya holds an MBA from London Business School (UK) and a Bachelor in Finance and Actuarial Studies from the University of New South Wales (Australia). She is a native speaker in Mandarin and English, as well as fluent Italian.
Daniele Nieddu is a Business Development Director at Seta Capital. He has 26 years of experience in the Financial Advisory and Consumer Goods Industry Prior to joining Seta Capital, Daniele was a Area Manager of Arpe Group. Before this role, he was in charge of Business Development and Operation Management in several Consumer Goods Companies. He is native speaker in Italian and he is also fluent in English.
Giovanni Gioli is a Partner at Seta Capital. He began his career as consultant and as advisor in Methodos when he originated and executed the acquisitions of Buondì Motta from the Nuova Forneria Marconi by Parfin Holding and the acquisition of Berloni by the Taipei HIG. He then became CEO of the Trombini Group for more then ten years. Prior to joining Seta Capital Mr Gioli was partner and founder of Economia Reale, consulting firm based in Milan. Mr Gioli holds a Law degree, a phd in Industrial Science and a Master from Bocconi University.
Alessandro Osnaghi is a Senior Advisor at Seta Capital. He is a professor of software engineering at the University of Pavia and he sits in the board of PEOPLE a project promoted by the Italian government to create a consolidated electronic system of identity management for Italy. In 2003 he was appointed by the Italian government as a technology advisor to create the strategy for the e-Government for Italy. Prior to that he was director of the government IT system. He was technology advisor for the IT development of ST Microelectronics and director of the ASSET project, the R&D cooperation project between Olivetti , Bull and Siemens and founder of X-Open the Unix platform coordination entity. He founded the European software institute backed by the government of the European Union. Mr. Osnaghi started his career in Olivetti where he was director of R&D in the Headquarter, in the R&D center in Cupertino (California) and in London (UK). Mr. Osnaghi holds a Master degree in Nuclear engineering from Polytechnic of Milan.