BACKGROUND

Always’ Founders and Partners feature over 90 years of cumulated Senior Executive careers in the Automotive industry, having worked directly as Executive, or as Advisor, for its most relevant European players throughout its whole industrial Tiers, ranging from OEMs to System-Suppliers, including Automotive Strategic Components and Industrial-Equipment vendors dealing with either tangible assets (i.e. products, systems, production equipment and components) and intangible assets (i.e. IP-vendors, SW-vendors). In the Automotive industry alone Always is currently leveraging, as Advisor, international investments in Italy as high as 50m€.​

In the “Aerospace” domain Always is a distinguished and reputed actor, operating both as Direct Investor (i.e. Always’ equity stake into DigSky S.r.l., in conjunction with Thales Alenia Space Italy and the Italian Space Agency -via their JV-company named Altec S.p.A.) and as Advisor to various European Space & Aeronautic Start-ups.​ Always -whose Scientific Committee is chaired by Mr. Maurizio Cheli (the first Italian Astronaut having attended NASA space missions, currently serving the Italian Space Agency as Board Member)- is currently leading investment operations that are unique in Europe in the Aerospace arena: in particular, Always is coordinating the re-allocation of the Turin City Airport "Edoardo Agnelli" concession to private stakeholders (i.e. Always’ “SkyGate” Project) and the related re-launching of new Aerospace initiatives. In the Aerospace industry alone Always is currently leveraging, both as advisor and as direct actor, international investments in Italy as high as 100m€.​

OUR TEAM

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Carlo Caiaffa

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President​

Corporate Strategy & ​

Business Development

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Paolo Pari

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Co-founder​

Technology & Innovation​

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Alessandro Rovera

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Co-founder​

Corporate Strategy & ​

Business Planning ​

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Maurizio Gili

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Senior Partner​

M&A, Tax & Account​

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Veronica Spadoni

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Senior Business Analyst​ & Certified Innovation Manager

Advisors

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Maurizio Cheli

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Senior Advisor
Aeronautics & Space

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Alfonso Piro

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Senior Advisor

Aeronautics Safety Trainer

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Massimo Scalari

Senior Advisor
Legal​ Affairs

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Fabrizio Cassella

Senior Advisor

Governmental Affairs