Beginning his years of higher education with a BS in Economics and Finance from Luiss Guido Carli University in Rome, Francesco has completed the Harvard Business School’s Real Estate, Finance and Leadership Programin 2015 and, in 2018, he became a permanent Harvard Business School alumni after completing OPM51, Owner/President Management Program. Prior to embarking on what would become a 18-year career in real estate, Francesco put his background in finance to use at Lehman Brothers and Capitalia in Rome. His initial foray into real estate began in 2004 at Enstar Capital, a private equity fund in London, where he aided in the buying and structuring of a multimillion-dollar commercial retail portfolio with properties in Germany and UK. He then followed his entrepreneurial instincts, founding companies in Panama, Miami, São Paulo and Turin. Francesco has overseen a plethora of real estate transactions around the world, and has played a key role in expanding RED Group’s portfolio and global footprint.