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Habacus

About Us

Managers with many years of experience in finance and telecommunications lead a young team of professionals with transversal skills.

Vision

Innovation and development thrive in an environment that supports and encourages high-level education and training.

Mission

To promote the empowerment and employability of young people, helping students to make educational choices and access financial resources to support their studies, in any field and with a view to life-long learning.

Board

Paolo Cuniberti

Founder & CEO

After he graduated in Economics at Bocconi University, he entered the world of finance in London,...

Paolo Cuniberti

After he graduated in Economics at Bocconi University, he entered the world of finance in London, working for Citicorp and JP Morgan. Having successfully completed the creation of Mediobanca UK, in 2015 he took a new path, the education one: he collaborated with H-Farm and other start-ups, before founding Habacus in 2017.

Andrea Morresi

Chairman of the Board

A graduate in Finance from Bocconi University, he entered the world of finance with Deutsche Bank...

Andrea Morresi

A graduate in Finance from Bocconi University, he entered the world of finance with Deutsche Bank and then went on to hold various positions with JP Morgan, Blackrock and Mediobanca. In 2017, he began working with H-Farm and later became Chairman of the Board of Habacus. He has also been an investor and board member of Finboot Ltd since 2018.

Samantha Ghiotti

Board Member

A graduate of the London School of Economics, she is CEO of Habitto by SJML, a Japan based...

Samantha Ghiotti

A graduate of the London School of Economics, she is CEO of Habitto by SJML, a Japan based fintech focused on money management for the young. She is Non Executive Director of Singapore International Chamber of Commerce and Bridgetown 3 SPAC (NYSE-BTNC). Previously, she served as DCEO of Singlife, a Singapore based insuretech and was a Partner at Anthemis Group,London, an industry leader in strategic innovation, where she brought a unique blend of operating and investor experience. She has held senior positions in major financial institutions around the world and contributes with vision and excellence in execution in contexts of rapid growth and digital transformation.

Advisor

Imanuel Baharier

General Manager of CeTIF Advisory and Managing Partner at MM

Imanuel Baharier
Paolo Bosani

Paolo Bosani

Financial entrepreneur

Paolo Bosani

Andrea Giudici

Equity Partner at Chaberton Partners

Andrea Giudici

Carlo Zuccaro

CEO at Elysia Capital

Carlo Zuccaro

Roberto Condulmari

Portfolio manager at Auriga Partners SA Lugano

Roberto Condulmari

Nish Kotecha

Co-founder & Chairman at Finboot and Tech Entrepreneur

Nish Kotecha

Team

Camilla Budelli

COO

After graduating in Business Administration from Bocconi University, she worked for 20 years in...

Camilla Budelli

After graduating in Business Administration from Bocconi University, she worked for 20 years in the telco sector, specialising in marketing and commercial matters. In 2016, she began a second career, devoting her energies to the development of startups, both as managing director and mentor. She joined Habacus in 2019 with the aim of growing the business model.

John Joseph Galea

CFO

He graduated in Management Engineering from Sapienza University of Rome in 2009 and then obtained...

John Joseph Galea

He graduated in Management Engineering from Sapienza University of Rome in 2009 and then obtained an MBA from IE Business School in Madrid in 2017. He was a consultant and then CFO for a group of startups operating in the Tourism and Food & Wine sectors, before joining Habacus as CFO in early 2022.

Jacopo Gasparetti

Tech Lead

After graduating in Computer Engineering from Politecnico di Milano in 2015, he worked for 5...

Jacopo Gasparetti

After graduating in Computer Engineering from Politecnico di Milano in 2015, he worked for 5 years at TXT Group, where he had several roles in mobile and web application development. Today he manages Habacus’ IT team, driving its technology roadmap and IT infrastructure.

Gabriella Berardi

Student Community Manager

After graduating in Communication Design at Politecnico di Milano, she has started her...

Gabriella Berardi

After graduating in Communication Design at Politecnico di Milano, she has started her professional career as Community Manager. In Habacus she brings her knowledge to reinforce and empower our community, leading our students to discover our new services and creating an inspiring and collaborative network.

Raffaele Esposto

Project Delivery Manager

With a degree in Management Engineering from Bari...

Raffaele Esposto

With a degree in Management Engineering from Bari Polytechnic, he began his career as a project manager at financial institutions such as Allianz Bank and Banca Mediolanum. He landed at Habacus to bring his extensive professional experience in strategic project management and the development of new innovative products and services.

Sara Nobile

Communication Manager

Graduated in Communication, Media and Advertising at IULM University in Milan, she obtained a...

Sara Nobile

Graduated in Communication, Media and Advertising at IULM University in Milan, she obtained a Master in Strategic Marketing Management at 24ORE Business School. She worked ten years as Marketing and Communication Manager in the insurance sector for the Cattolica Group. Today in Habacus she brings her experience gained over time in the role of Communication Manager.

Luca Gabrieli Francescato

Certification Team Leader

Graduated from the University of Padova in Wood Industries and Technologies, he...

Luca Gabrieli Francescato

Graduated from the University of Padova in Wood Industries and Technologies, he developed his professional career in the insurance sector, first for Previnet SpA, then for the Generali Group where he became one of the Managers of the first Contact Center for Genertellife. In Habacus he leads the Certification Team in achieving the set goals and always putting experience and services for our students

Simone Orioli

Certification Team

Graduated in International Relations at the University of Milan, after an internship in Toronto...

Simone Orioli

Graduated in International Relations at the University of Milan, after an internship in Toronto he started his professional experience in the world of Education in 2015 as International Admissions Officer in Università Bocconi. He joins Team Habacus as Certification Specialist to bring his experience as Credential Evaluator.

Giulia Frasca

Certification Team

After the graduation in Foreign Languages and Literature from the University of Milan, she began...

Giulia Frasca

After the graduation in Foreign Languages and Literature from the University of Milan, she began her career in the International Enrollment and Admissions Office at NABA. At Habacus, she manages the certification flow in all its phases, acting as a point of contact between students and institutions.

Federico Garagiola

Senior Developer

After a start in IT consultancy for business intelligence in banking, he embarked on a career in...

Federico Garagiola

After a start in IT consultancy for business intelligence in banking, he embarked on a career in product development, in particular of digital payments. Thanks to expertise in data standardization and aggregation, in Habacus he contributes to the management and structuring of data for the development of new services.

 

Luca Cavicchioli

Web Developer

After graduating in Economics and Business Management from the Catholic University of Milan, he...

Luca Cavicchioli

After graduating in Economics and Business Management from the Catholic University of Milan, he completed the Boolean full-stack web development bootcamp. In Habacus, thanks to his sensitivity to the industry news and to younger generations and trends they follow, he writes back-end code and create user-friendly, mobile-first interfaces.

 

Manlio Scalabrin

Fullstack Developer

After the degree in Digital Communication at the Università Statale di Milano in 2015, he worked...

Manlio Scalabrin

After the degree in Digital Communication at the Università Statale di Milano in 2015, he worked as a consultant at Ubi Banca in the role of Full Stack Developer. Subsequently, he joined GeneGIS GI where he gained experience as Project Manager, Technical Leader and Full Stack Developer, always trying to use the latest and best technologies. At the same time, he worked as an external collaborator for the pharmaceutical company UpValue. In May 2023, he joined Habacus as Senior Full Stack Developer.

Isabella Zanardo

Office Manager

After graduating in Foreign Languages and Literature from Ca’ Foscari University in Venice,...

Isabella Zanardo

After graduating in Foreign Languages and Literature from Ca’ Foscari University in Venice, she worked in an organisational capacity for a Swiss banking group for 10 years, first in Lugano and then in London. Since 2016, she is executive assistant to Habacus CEO, Paolo Cuniberti.