Matthew has significant Board and investment experience in Financial Services, Insurance and Price Comparison. As the former CEO of BGL Group, the leading digital distributor of insurance and household Financial Services in the UK and Europe, he founded Comparethemarket.com and led the business to achieve its market leading position. Matthew currently Chairs a number of private equity backed, high growth businesses including Three Rock Group in Ireland (incorporating Chill.ie), and Reassured the leading life insurance distributer in the UK, he also sits on the Board of Tandem Bank.
Massimo Della Ragione
Massimo is a professor of practice at Bocconi University, where he leads Digital Tech at Bocconi 4 Innovation (B4I). He’s also a Partner at Corporate Hangar, a venture builder that help turn innovative ideas into start-ups. He retired from Goldman Sachs in 2021, where he’d been a partner for over a decade. Before Goldman Sachs, Massimo was a Managing Director at JP Morgan from 1993 to 2006. He also worked at Credito Italiano from 1988 to 1993.
Nicola is a Managing Director and Deputy Head of Carlyle Illiquid Credit in Europe. Before joining Carlyle, he was a Managing Director at Oz Management, focused on private credit investments. He was also an Associate in the Investment Banking Division at JPMorgan Chase Bank, where he was a member of both the Merger & Acquisitions and Leveraged Finance groups. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Bocconi University, plus an MBA from Kelley School of Business, Indiana University.
David was CEO and Chairman of JGWPT (the holding company for J Wentworth and Peachtree). He transformed it from a bankrupt private company to an NYSE-listed business, valued at over $800M. Prior to JGWPT, he was EVP for Ace's $1.2B international accident and health insurance business. He was also CEO of Kemper Auto and Home Insurance and COO of Providian Direct Insurance. David began his insurance career with Progressive Insurance, where he held various roles. These include Division Controller, Senior Product Manager and National Customer Manager.
Chief Executive Officer
Our co-founder George began preparations for Prima’s launch in 2013. When we went live in 2015, he stepped up as our General Manager and helped secure our early success in Italy. He now serves as our CEO and is focused on taking Prima global. Before Prima, George worked as a consultant for The Boston Consulting Group. He holds two MBAs: one from IESE Business School and another from Columbia Business School.
Christian is a partner in Growth Equity within Goldman Sachs Asset Management having joined Goldman Sachs in 2004. He leads a team making growth equity investments ($30m to $250m) in software, technology and other high growth companies across Europe and Israel. Christian holds a BSc from the London School of Economics and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Emanuele is the Managing Director of Neurone, a technology-focused investment group. He oversees all investment activities and operations of the group. Before Neurone, he was a Vice President in the investment banking division of Goldman Sachs, and he has over 12 years of investment banking experience at Goldman Sachs, Nomura and Lehman Brothers in London and New York.
Overseeing effective management Board of Statutory Auditors
Tax & Corporate Advisor
Luca is a certified public accountant and auditor. He’s also a partner at CT&P Commercialisti Associati, a leading corporate and tax consulting firm in Milan. A Business Administration graduate from Bocconi University, he began his career at Deloitte & Touche S.p.A. (formerly Arthur Andersen S.p.A.). He now performs ordinary and extraordinary tax and corporate consulting. He also holds numerous corporate positions as director, auditor and member of supervisory boards.
Arianna has been a counsel at Studio Lexia Avvocati since January 2022. She’s also registered with the Order of Chartered Accountants and on the Register of Auditors of Milan. Since graduating in Business Administration from Bocconi University, she’s gained lots of experience in international tax consultancy firms. From 2012 to 2021, she practised at her own firm, where she helped national and multinational companies, in start-up and crisis stages, with civil and tax matters.
Chartered accountant, Chairman
Giacomo is an italian chartered accountant and manager. In 2012, he became a certified public accountant and auditor and has since practised at Studio Previtali, which he owns. He’s a member of the board of directors and board of statutory auditors for several listed and unlisted companies. He holds a degree in Markets and Business Strategies from Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore.
We know the importance of managing our business in a responsible and sustainable way. That means creating long-term value for our customers, our people and our investors.
Prima is audited by Deloitte & Touche SpA in Milan.