Director of Sustainable Investing
Manuela is an experienced private equity professional who brings a blend of investing and sustainability expertise.
Manuela leads the firm’s responsible investing function. In this role, she is fully dedicated to the implementation of the firm’s responsible investment strategy, driving its integration within the investment lifecycle and across the portfolio. As part of her role, she works closely with GHO’s portfolio companies to support them in their sustainability journeys. She is also responsible for the measurement and articulation of the social value delivered by GHO’s strategy.
Having joined GHO in 2014, she worked closely with the management teams at VISUfarma and Velocity, and was involved with several other GHO investments including Quotient Sciences and Ardena.
Prior to GHO, she was an investment banker at Barclays Capital in London, where she advised on transactions in the healthcare sector.
Manuela holds a Master of Science in Finance cum laude from Bocconi University and a Bachelor in Economics and Management from Bocconi University and Ross Business School, University of Michigan.
A native Italian speaker, Manuela has lived and worked in the UK, the US and Italy.