Andrea Gentilini

Andrea Gentilini

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1972 - present

Andrea Gentilini is the Chief Executive Officer of Novus, the world's leading portfolio analytics and intelligence platform for institutional investors. In his role, Andrea is responsible for expanding the firm's global leadership in the areas of analytics, data, and technology. Prior to Novus, he launched and managed a $500 million precious metals derivative fund for UBP, also serving as Chief Operating Officer for the bank's Asset Management division. He also led a global team at Barclays focused on developing hedge fund research and delivering advisory services. Throughout his career, he acquired a strong track record in developing and implementing innovative sales management programs with sustainable sales volume improvement. Andrea has been continuously acknowledged for his excellence in establishing and monetizing cutting-edge research and advisory services within leading investment banks.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • Andrea has proven expertise in designing and implementing successful trading strategies and a front-to-back, portable research and trading platform.

  • He is recognized in designing and executing turn-around initiatives within multi-billion dollar asset management firms.

  • He is also a knowledgeable management advisor for Fortune 500 companies within top, global strategy consulting firms. 

  • Previously, he was a Portfolio Manager at Union Bancaire Privee, where he designed, built and co-managed the firm's precious metal derivatives fund.

  • At Barclays, he built and led the firm's Strategic Consulting business, an awarded team of professionals focused on delivering advisory services.

  • In his role as Director at Barclays, his team was awarded several #1 industry rankings from 2008-2010.

  • Prior to that, he was an Executive Director at UBS, and a member of the management team at The Boston Consulting Group in New York and Zurich.

  • Andrea graduated summa cum laude with a M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from Politecnico di Milano.

Andrea Gentilini's Honors & Awards

  • #1 Precious Metals Sector Award 2011, Citywire

  • #2 Swiss Fund of the Year Award 2011, Lipper

  • #1 Team Business Consulting for HFs 2010, Greenwich Associates Prime Brokerage

  • #1 Team Business ng for HFs 2009, Greenwich Associates Prime Brokerage

  • BCG Global Ambassador Program Winner 2004

  • ABB Research Price - Automation Sciences, ABB

  • Bonus 29 Award, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich

  • Pastonesi Engineering Award, Fondazione Pastonesi

  • Swiss National Science Foundation 32-51028.97

  • Dow Chemical Scholarship Distinguished Academic Award

Gentilini's Coursera Licenses & Certifications

  • Applied Data Science with Python Specialization

  • Applied Social Network Analysis in Python

  • Applied Text Mining in Python

  • Applied Machine Learning in Python

  • Applied Plotting, Charting & Data Representation in Python

  • Creative Writing: The Craft of Setting and Description

  • Creative Writing: The Craft of Style

  • Creative Writing: The Craft of Character

  • Creative Writing: The Craft of Plot

  • Introduction to Data Science in Python