Andrea has been with Amadeus Capital Partners since 1998. Andrea leads the Amadeus Digital Prosperity Fund investment activities and his current investment focus is on technology-enabled online services.
Andrea serves on the boards of Travelstart, an online travel agency in Africa and the Middle East; and ip.access, a supplier of picocell and femtocell base stations for 2G and 3G coverage and capacity. He is also the Amadeus representative at Kreditech, an online credit scorer and lender focussing on emerging markets.
Andrea’s successes at Amadeus include, most recently in 2019, Igenomix, the in-vitro fertilization genetic testing company, acquired by EQT; and iyzico, one of the leading online payment providers in Turkey acquired by PayU, a global payment services provider and fully owned subsidiary of Naspers. Earlier acquisitions include Bellco, one of the pioneers in hemodialysis treatment solutions acquired by Medtronic in 2016; and Octo Telematics, acquired in 2014 by Renova Group, representing one of the most significant exits worldwide in the Internet of Things space.
Andrea started his career as a financial auditor at a chain of resort hotels in Costa Rica, rising to become head of operations, finance and development.
Andrea holds an MBA from Cambridge University and a BSc in Economics from the London School of Economics. Italian by birth, Andrea is fluent in English, Italian, French and Spanish.