Our senior partners

Gary Brannan

Gary, an MBA from the Cranfield School of Management and Grande École de Commerce de Lyon (1995), is a senior consultant and manager with twenty years experience of working with Fortune 500 companies and smaller privately-funded firms. He has worked in London, as a senior manager at Price Waterhouse Management Consultants, and as a Director at CSC. Whilst at CSC, he was initially tasked with building the management consulting practice within the financial services sector and later was appointed as Director of the banking sector, with responsibility for consulting, systems integration and outsourcing services. Gary became a founding partner of a niche consultancy specialised in sales force turnaround before coming to Italy to apply his programme and risk management skills to a global transformation project. His areas of expertise include programme management, business transformation, IT strategy, business development, and sales force performance.

Daniela Carosio

Daniela's career in finance began immediately after graduating from Bocconi University in Milan, in 1987. She worked in countertrade and company financing for Creditanstaltand then, later, for Girozentrale. This was followed by financial communications and investor relations at Burton Marsteller, and financial analysis in Mediobanca. After 2002, Daniela increasingly specialised in Environment and Social Governance (ESG), leading her to work with several international investment funds, the Italian stock exchange, Standard & Poors, and Governance Consulting. Most recently, Daniela led ESG research and consultancy in Responsible Investment for Etica Sgr, as well as handling its shareholder advocacy and proxy voting activities with a large number of companies. Daniela has written numerous articles on corporate governance and corporate social responsibility, a book on stock exchanges and governance and participates to numerous associations, including as an arbitrator for AIAF (Italy's association of financial analysts), and as a member of the ESG Commission in Europe's association of financial analysts (EFFAS).

Danilo Delfini

Danilo began his professional development in Toronto, Canada, after graduating from the University of Toronto in 1988. He began in advertising, then worked for health care reform in the Ontario government. In 1996 Danilo completed a Master's Degree in International Economics and Management at Milan's Bocconi business school. After graduating he joined Studio Ambrosetti, a leading Italian consultancy, where he was introduced to the world of small and medium sized Italian firms. Since then, in a career that has included working as a director in the retail sector, and leading Deloitte's Human Capital Practice in Italy, he has played a key role in some of the highest-visibility Italian and international transformation projects. He brings subject matter expertise and twenty years of experience in organisational change management. Danilo lectures at Luiss Business School, and is SEV's managing director.

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