Ezio Ravaccia

ezioravacciaGraduated from Università Luigi Bocconi in Milan with an Economics degree, he is a chartered accountant since 1994.

He started his career in 1992 in Ernst & Young in Milan and London. In 1997 he was hired as Senior Equity Analyst at Crédit Lyonnais Securities, where he followed the media, utilities and real estate sectors.

From 1999 to 2006 he was Investment Director in Pino Ventures Partners (Kiwi), a venture capital fund specialized in media, telecommunication and networking applications.

In June 2006 he joined Alicros S.p.A. as head of private equity, where he has lead with success many investments among others Eraclea. In March 2008 he joined Solar Ventures as CFO.

Solar Ventures is a solar energy power producer which manages large scale photovoltaic plants. The company is active in Italy, Eastern Europe, and the MENA Region. In 2013 Solar Ventures signed a joint venture with Mitsubishi Corporation and Innovation Network Corporation of Japan, a Japanese strategic investment fund, aimed at acquiring and managing operating pv plants in Italy.

Solar Ventures is controlled by AME Ventures, an investment holding, focused on early stage companies active in the internet sector and in renewable energies at international level founded in 2005 by Michele Appendino.

Among the investments: Vistaprint (listed at NASDAQ) and Volagratis.