Team

Meet the people that make Impakt Kapital unique.

Luca Pellegrini

Senior Executive Officer​

Stefano Magagnato

Senior Vice President

Lorenzo Carlino

Vice President

John Prosser

Vice President

Donald O'Brien

Chief Financial Officer

Simone Stasi

Chief Operating Officer

James O'Sullivan

Non-Executive Director

David O'Brien

Head of Compliance

Alberto G. Trani

Chief Executive Officer

After completion of pre-doctoral studies at Federico II University of Naples (Italy) and post-doctoral ( PhD) studies. Alberto followed his passion for financial markets and started trading stocks and derivatives. Since then, he has been stockholder and consultant for some private equity Companies working as external advisor for several companies. 

He has also covered the role of Head of Treasury at Mikro Kapital Sàrl, President of Anytime Carsharing Czech Republic. In the private banking sector he has been President of General Invest Switzerland until 2022, when he has been appointed CEO of IKS-Impakt Kapital services.

Luca Pellegrini

Senior Executive Officer

Luca Pellegrini was Vice President at Mikro Kapital Luxembourg and CEO of General Invest Switzerland, responsible for the development of the Company in Europe and Switzerland. The core responsibility was the marketing and distribution of the bonds and funds issued by Mikro Kapital and the management of the Sales Team.

Prior to joining Mikro Kapital in October 2017, Mr. Pellegrini worked at GAM Capital Management AG as Head of Institutional and Asset Managers Italy, with the responsibility of starting up GAM’s marketing and distribution in Italy and the distribution of its investment strategies (UCITS funds). Prior to GAM, Mr. Pellegrini worked as a Director within the Key Client team at UBS Wealth Management, based in Italy. Before that, he was a client relationship manager at Merrill Lynch in California. Mr. Pellegrini holds a BS in Financial Economics from the University of Bologna, including a two-year scholarship to the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Stefano Magagnato​

Senior Vice President​

A theoretical physicist with expertise in Econo-physics, he embarked on his professional journey in the finance sector at Aletti Gestielle Alternative SGR, assuming the role of a risk manager. Later, he transitioned to Gottardo Asset Management SGR, a hedge fund-focused company affiliated with Banca del Gottardo, where he served as both a risk manager and a portfolio manager. 

Subsequently, he joined BSI Bank before joining Mikro Kapital in 2013, where he played a significant role in the company’s growth and development. Finally, he was appointed as the Senior Vice President at IKS-Impakt Kapital Services Limited.

Lorenzo Carlino

Vice President

He initiated his professional journey as a Customers portfolio investments Manager at Free & Partners.

In 2007, he played a crucial role as one of the founders of Assofinance, an association dedicated to independent financial advisers. Alongside, he also served as an independent financial journalist for prominent publications such as “Affari Italiani,” “Borsa & Finanza,” and “Il Sole 24 Ore.” In 2014, he commenced his collaboration with Mikro Kapital and eventually assumed the role of European Markets and Business developer manager. By 2019, he became a director at General Invest (Switzerland) AG.

Furthermore, he was appointed as the Vice President at IKS-Impakt Kapital Services Limited

John Prosser

Chairman of the Board

John H. Prosser started his career in 1979 working with hedge funds, commodities and forex markets as a Financial Controller in different companies like: Haughey Boland & Co., Enniskerry, Co., Wicklow Balfour Maclaine. In 1990 he established a new venture in the Dublin International Financial Services Centre (IFSC), carrying out insurance, reinsurance, captive insurance, treasury and fund management activities. 

In 2020, he retired from CEO role and now he acts as an Independent Non-Executive Director (INED) and also provides consulting services. Currently he holds financial non-executive directorships of: One Advent Ltd, Advent Insurance DAC and Scor Life Ireland DAC. In 2020 he is appointed as Chairman of the Board and non-executive director of Impakt Kapital.

Donal O'Brien

Chief Financial Officer

Donal O’Brien has almost 40 years experience in the financial services industry with companies engaged in mortgage origination, investment banking, and providing services to collective investment schemes. 

He has a wide range of experience in the fields of financial reporting, business development, legal and regulatory compliance. He is a chartered accountant, qualifying in 1985 with Arthur Andersen. He was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Impakt Kapital Services in 2022.

Simone Stasi

Chief Operating Officer

With an educational background in engineering, Simone began his professional career working in Turin for Fiat Chrysler.

After working for various consulting and financial boutiques in the United Kingdom and Switzerland, in 2020 he joined IKS – IMPAKT KAPITAL SERVICES LTD as Director and in 2021 he is appointed COO – Chief Operating Officer.

James O'Sullivan

Non-Executive Director

James has a wide range of experience gained from nearly 40 years in both the manufacturing and service sectors. He began his career in Bank of Ireland and later worked as a cost accountant with Playtex Inc. It was here that he developed a love of manufacturing and moved to production management with EG&G Sealol.

He worked as a senior manager in the EBITDA turnaround division of Menawat & Co., and is co-founder of a software company, and management consultancy. James is also a specialist in international standards and risk management, and has an MBA from Brookes College Oxford as well as a post graduate from the University of Limerick.

David O'Brien

Head of Compliance

David O’Brien has over 30 years in the Financial Services Industry both in Ireland and Internationally working with companies engaged in investment banking, commercial banking, fund management, fund administration and custody.

He has a wide range of experience in Compliance, AML, Risk, Data Protection, Finance, Operations and Technology.