Gian Carlo Grassini

Executive Director

Gian Carlo Grassini is Executive Director since May 2020 and has forty years of experience in credit and financial markets where he covered several roles.

Prior to his current position Gian Carlo Grassini was General Manager of Banca Albertini Syz & C. and Board Member of Albertini Syz Investimenti Alternativi SGR. Prior to Banca Albertini Syz & C. he worked in Banca Euromobiliare as operations manager, besides being Secretary of the Board of Directors of all Euromobiliare Group companies. He started his career in Banca di Legnano (Comit Group), then continued in Credem Group. He was also Vice Chairman and Chairman of Amga Legnano S.p.A. Group.

Giorgio Makula

Board Member

Giorgio Makula is Board Member and has thirty years of experience in the financial markets, where he has played several roles.

Before joining DECALIA, Giorgio Makula headed the Rome and Florence offices of Banca Leonardo and was Vice Chairman of Leonardo SGR. Prior to that, he worked at Deutsche Bank, as Executive Director of DB SIM, Managing Director of Deutsche Bank AG as Head of Equity in Italy, Board Member of DB Fondi. Furthermore, he was Board member at Euram Bank (Vienna), Kairos Fund Int. and One Investment (Lugano).

Jürgen Mahler

Head of Business Development

Jürgen Mahler graduated in Business Administration at University of Economics and Commerce of Vienna.

Before joining DECALIA, he held business development roles at several foreign asset management companies in Italy, such as Country Head Italy for Oddo Meriten AM, Head of Sales for WestLB AM in Milan and Deputy General Manager & Sales Director for BNY Mellon AMI Milan.

Chiara Di Natale

Chief Administrative Officer

Graduated in Economics and Legislation for Business at Bocconi University, Chiara Di Natale has acquired a wide and long experience in the financial sector, within asset management.

She began her career at Pirelli Real Estate and then worked for about 6 years at Vegagest SGR SpA.
She comes from Symphonia SGR SpA where she worked for three years within Operations and then as Head of Organisation.

Francesco Figliomeni

Board Director, Head of Wealth Management

Francesco Figliomeni holds a bachelor in business administration from Bocconi University in Milan.

He started his career at Arnoldo Mondadori Editore Spa as a controller and business analyst. Then he moved to Banca Profilo Spa in the asset management division, managing funds and private accounts. Before moving to DECALIA, he worked for a family office taking care of the private equity investments.

Mariella Susino


Mariella Susino has developed a solid experience in asset management companies.

Before joining Decalia, she worked in the Operations area of Finanza & Futuro and Credit Suisse AM; during her twenty years at Symphonia SGR SpA, she had the opportunity to work in the Audit, Organisation and Operations areas

Roberto Crisci

Senior Institutional Sales

Roberto Crisci holds a degree in Economics at Cattolica University of Milan. In 1999, he began his career as an analyst. He joined Citibank Int. Plc. He joined Astor Investment Advisors SIM in 2011, now DECALIA Asset Management SIM, focusing on corporate business development.

Armando Beninati


Armando Beninati holds a bachelor in business administration from Bocconi University in Milan.

Before joining in Astor, predecessor of DECALIA, he worked as analyst in Muzinich & Co. in London and Milan within the Italian private debt team. At Astor, he worked as part of the investment team.

Camillo Colombo

Client Service

Camillo Colombo holds a degree in Economics of Businesses and Markets and a master in International Business from Cattolica University of Milan.

Before arriving at DECALIA Asset Management SIM in June 2018, he worked as a Business Analyst, within the EMEA Business Support team, at STMicroelectronics.