Giulio is CEO of Avio SpA since October 2015. He is also a board member of Arianespace SA, Europropulsion SA and Regulus SA in France. In 2016 he founded In-Orbit SpA, an investment vehicle through which he co-invested with Avio managers to acquire a 4% share of Avio’s capital. In 2017 he listed Avio on the Milan Stock Exchange on the STAR segment with over 70% free float. From 2011 to 2015 he was Senior Vice President Corporate Strategy of the Avio group and worked on the de-merger of the aero-engine business, which was sold to General Electric in 2013. In 2014-2015 he supported the post-merger integration with GE Aviation.
Between 2007 and 2011 he was Co-General Manager and CFO of the Italian activities of Cementir Holding, an international group operating in the building materials industry.
Giulio started his career in Booz Allen Hamilton, a global strategy consulting firm where he worked in the period 2000-2007 as Associate, Senior Associate and Principal within the Global Aerospace&Defense practice, working for several aerospace clients in Europe, US and Middle East.
Between 1996 and 1999 he was a Graduate Research Assistant and Development Engineer at the University of California San Diego (UCSD).
Giulio holds a Laurea cum laude in Civil Engineering from the University of Rome and a PhD in Structural Engineering from a joint program between the University of Rome and the University of California San Diego. Giulio has also co-authored a number of scientific publications on international journals in the domain of Structural Engineering.
Giulio is 47, is married and has two children.