Finance professional with more than 15 years of experience in traditional portfolio management and alternative investments. Contrarian in style, focusing on producing yield on a consistent basis. I started his career as a bond manager for "BPER" in Italy, then leaving for Asia to work as event-driven analyst for "BFIT", active in the arbitrage space and spotting turnaround situations. At the beginning of the new millennium I moved to Switzerland. At "Banca Commerciale Italiana (Suisse)" I became head of US Equity Research and started the fund of hedge funds business of the company. Later I have been covering frontier emerging markets for a Global Macro hedge fund before managing the listed portion of the "Oak Fund" (a Cayman-based offshore fund). In 2007 I was appointed as Head of Global Strategy at "Fideuram Bank Suisse", in charge of multi-asset discretionary mandates. Today I am independent asset allocator for institutional investors. I focus my attention on areas such as commodities, closed-end funds and emerging markets. Since 1994 I have been a regular contributor to various financial magazines in Italy (such as "Borsa & Finanza" and "Il Mondo") and speaker at investment conferences around the globe. My views on the markets are published at globallocator.blogspot.com.