Dimitrios is a Senior Principal in the London office of Onex, a leading Private Equity Firm with combined Assets Under Management of over $32 billion. Prior to joining Onex he worked as an Investment Executive at BC Partners, where he worked on the acquisitions of Cigierre, DentalPro, Gruppo Coin/OVS, Migros and the IPO of Sabre. Previously, he was an investment banking associate at Credit Suisse and an analyst at Lehman Brothers in London and Milan.
He is a Guest Lecturer at the Bocconi University and is author of various publications about corporate finance, including the book “Corporate Finance for Sustainable Growth” (M. Dallocchio, D. Tzivelis and M.A. Vinzia – Egea 2011).
Dimitrios holds an MBA with Distinction from Harvard Business School, received a Master of Science in Corporate Finance summa cum laude from Bocconi University and a Bachelors in Business Administration with academic honors from LUISS University.
Co-FounderPrincipal @ BC Partners
Stefania is an Investment Manager at Idea Capital Funds, an Italian private equity fund, where she focuses on direct investment in the food & beverage and agribusiness sectors in Italy.
From 2008 to 2014 she worked as a consultant at Bain & Company in Milan. During this period she also attended a Master in Business Administration presso la Harvard Business School in Boston, class of 2013.
Previously, Stefania worked at Goldman Sachs and Zodiak Media Group in London.
Stefania is a board member of DeaCapital, a Private Equity and Alternative Asset Management company listed on the Milan stock exchange.
Stefania graduated cum laude with a Management Engineering Degree from Politecnico di Milano.
Co-FounderInvestment Manager @ Idea Capital Funds
Stefania is Project Manager at Mentors4U, where she is responsible for the general coordination of the project and the development of the initiative.
From January 2011 to February 2015 she has gained significant working experiences in the Organization or Training department of leading financial institutions (Unicredit and Mediobanca) and fashion houses (Chanel).
During this period, she received the Master in Organization and Human Resources from the Bocconi University in Milan, class of 2012.
Previously, she worked in the Communication sector in important Italian research institutes and associations.
Stefania holds a Master of Science in Publishing and Journalism cum laude from the LUMSA University in Rome.
Stefania Elia De Luca
Valeria is Event Manager and Responsible for relations with Universities at Mentors4u.
Valeria has a bachelor's degree and a master's degree from Bocconi University, she is specialized at the State University of Milan, and at the same time she has undertaken internships and freelance experiences.
At the end of her studies, since 2012 she has built a professional path in the context of project management, focusing on two aspects as well as her two great passions: communication and the organization of events.
Strongly convinced of the importance of continuing education, acquired in recent years thematic refresher certifications, she is currently underway to graduate again.
Valeria Lucia Passoni
Carlotta is Mentors4u Content Manager since 2017, where she deals with the coordination and creativity of content and graphics. She worked as a graphic designer for an architecture studio and at the same time as a freelance graphic designer. She obtained a Masters in Interior Design at UAL in London in 2014. In 2013 she obtained a degree in Architectural Science at the Polytechnic of Milan.
Ludovica joins Mentors4u in May 2021. After a three-year degree in International Economics and Finance, she decides to specialize and enrolls in the "Economics and Management of Government and International Organizations" degree course, still at Bocconi University in Milan.
During the master's degree, she carried out an internship at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in the Human Resources department; this experience helped her discover a great passion for the sector that led her, after graduating in 2019, to work for the recruiting team of the pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline plc.
Before joining Mentors4u, Ludovica worked in support of the Staff Committee of the European Central Bank - collaborating with the ECB Human Resources department to represent and defend the interests of its employees.
Ludovica Del Pasqua
Marco is currently Senior Associate in Apax Partners Healthcare Team in London. He previously worked as a Business Analyst at McKinsey & Company in Milan, where he focused on Strategy and Risk across various industries including Banking, Energy, Defence and Heavy Machinery.
Marco holds a MBA from Harvard Business School, as well as a MSc and BSc in Materials Engineering from Politecnico di Milano, both with honors, respectively in 2011 and 2009.
Head of Business Development
Michele attended several executive education courses at Columbia Business School in New York City from 2015 to 2018. He has an MBA from Stern School of Business in New York City in 2010. He also has a Master's Degree in Nuclear and Particle Physics from the University of Bologna in 2005, with research experience at the Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron, in Hamburg, and the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, in Chicago.
VP of Special Projects
Leonardo is a Business Analyst at McKinsey & Company in the Milan office. Previously, he worked as a Private Equity Sourcing Analyst at Gain.pro in London and as a Fintech Strategy & Operations Intern at Deloitte Consulting in Milan. In addition, from 2011 to 2017, Leonardo managed his YouTube channel about Apple technology, reaching 50k subscribers and 6m views. In 2018, he was nominated Junior Fellow at the historical think tank, The Aspen Institute. In 2019, Leonardo graduated from London Business School with a Masters in Management and, in 2018, from Ca’ Foscari University of Venice with a Degree Cum Laude and Valedictorian in Economics and Management.
VP of Special Projects
Francesco works as Investment Professional at Astorg in London.
Prior to this, Francesco spent 3 years at The Boston Consulting Group in Milan and London, where he was a core member of the private equity practice area.
Francesco holds a MSc cum laude in Economics and Management of Innovation and Technology and a BSc in Business Administration from Bocconi University in Milan.
VP of Admissions