Giacomo Chiesi, MBA

Managing Partner at Chiesi Ventures

Giacomo currently serves both as Managing Partner at Chiesi Ventures and the Head of Global Corporate Development at the Chiesi Group. In his tenure with the Chiesi Group, he has directly structured and executed deals with $2B in value ranging from sell-side to buy-side M&A, in- and out-licensing, and spin-outs. In 2014, he founded Chiesi Ventures as a joint venture with Pappas Capital. Before going back to the Chiesi Group, Giacomo was a consultant with Bain & Co, where he led teams in a variety of assignments including due diligence, restructuring and strategy projects for consumer goods and IT companies in different countries. Previously, he was with Accenture, where he led large teams in outsourcing projects across Europe and US for clients in the transportation and retail business. Giacomo earned an MSc degree magna cum laude in Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Parma, Italy, and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business with concentrations in Entrepreneurship and Finance. He currently serves as a Board Member or Observer on the Board of Chiesi, Chiesi USA, Aura Bioscience, Minoryx Therapeutics, Glycomine, Sentien Biotechnologies, and Palladio Biosciences. He also sits on the Advisory Board of Abingworth Capital Partners and Mercurio Capital Partners.