Prior to co-founding Ambienta, Rolando worked for McKinsey & Co for 28 years (1969-1997). During this time he founded the Spanish and Portuguese practices, managed the Italian practice and worked in the Toronto and Geneva offices. He served for two years in the Principals’ committee and for eight years in the Directors’ committee. He served over 100 clients in a variety of industries, including utilities and energy.
Since 1997, he has been active as an investor in the food sector, the internet sector and more recently in the renewable energy sector. He was co-founder and the first Chairman of Atmos (2005-2006), a renewable energy investment club. He was the main investor and Chairman (2005-) of IGP Ambiente an investment vehicle in renewable energies. He is also the founder and Chairman of IGPartners, a consulting / M&A boutique focused on cleantech, renewable energy and climate change mitigation (2004).
Rolando has a degree in Economics from Bocconi University and a PhD in Business and Applied Economics from the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton).