Marco Lippi graduated from the University of Pisa with a degree in Economics in 1985 and subsequently received an MBA from Columbia Business School in 1989. Mr. Lippi began his career as a financial analyst in IBM’s Milan offices from 1985 through 1987. In 1989 he joined Morgan Stanley in the mergers and acquisitions department in New York and later in London. In 1999, he became a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley. In 2004, he joined BNP Paribas as Managing Director where he headed Italy’s Corporate Finance division and was a member of the Global Corporate Finance Operating Committee in Paris. In 2007, he launched NCP I, a Private Equity Fund based in Luxembourg, and also joined Strategic Value Partners, a restructuring and hedge fund, where he remained until 2010.
Since 2010 he has been at Pamplona Capital Management, and he was appointed Partner of Pamplona Capital Management LLP in 2015. He also served as a Director of Ferretti International Holding S.p.A. and Ferretti S.p.A. from 2012 until 2016 and as a Director of Alpitour S.p.A. from 2012 and 2018. He is currently a Director of Pisa Sporting Club (Pisa Calcio).