Partner and Managing Director Italy

As a long-standing and vital member of our Italian team, Paolo Ciccarese has been instrumental as the face of the positioning, development and dynamic growth of zeb’s Milan office. After having joined the board in 2015 from within the company as Managing Director, Paolo was then appointed Amministratore Delegato in early 2016.

Paolo is active in shaping the culture and promoting the belief in zeb’s mission as partners for change. Paolo brings profound sector-specific and functional expertise to our national and European client activities in the insurance, bancassurance and financial institutions. In addition, he is a leader of our International Insurance Practice Group.

With over two decades of experience in management consulting companies focused on Financial Institutions, Paolo is consultant-of-choice and trusted advisor of the top European and Italian players. His wide-ranging expertise goes from corporate strategy to marketing and sales, from improvement of operations to digital transformation and IT strategy.

His clients and peers value his track record and practical insight, and his team of consultants have a clear focus on results, based on a combination of excellent, in-depth subject and industry knowledge, social skills and creativity. Moreover, Paolo is a trusted author of several articles and speaker at conferences and he holds an MSc in Management Engineering from Politecnico di Milano.