Team (leads)

Mauro Tortone, Director

Mauro advises finance, technology and mobility businesses. He also leads the Strategy & Finance practice. His expertise: strategic change, financial markets and more.

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Thao Le, Director

Thao helps small and mid-sized businesses enter new markets (countries and sectors), leading the International Trade practice. Her expertise: market research, trade missions and more.

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Julian D Blick, Snr Business Advisor

Julian delivers venture support to business startups and small and mid-sized businesses. He also advises the P27 Board. His expertise: business planning, marketing and more.

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Geilan Malet-Bates, GFTF Chair

Geilan chairs the Green FinTech Forum (GFTF). She also advises financial services, fintech and other businesses. Her expertise: sustainable finance and fintech, strategy and more.

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Deyvis Bebicaci, Snr Business Advisor

Deyvis is an advisor and ICF certified business coach helping early-stage and small businesses grow and scale. He has 25+ years of experience as an entrepreneur in various industries.

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Our leads are supported by a growing, diverse network of over 150 experienced specialists and former executives at banks, corporations and tech start-ups; environmentally and socially conscious; and from around the world. They help small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) and larger businesses in Financial Services, Technology and other sectors. Their expertise includes change, ESG, finance, risk, valuation and more.

The original core services, organised in the two groups Strategy & Finance and Intentional Trade, are delivered by our two practices Strategy & Finance and International Trade, respectively. The newer core services, organised in the two groups Venture Support and Expert Advice, as well as custom services, are delivered jointly by the two practices.