Business strategist. Passionate about value creation. Metaverse leader. Deep knowledge of retail and consumer products with hands-on experience.
Federico Bonelli is the EY Global Consumer Metaverse Leader and the EY Europe West Retail, Fashion and Luxury Leader.
He has 15 years of experience in the luxury, fashion and beauty industry, retail and private equity.
He has worked for retailers – including Pinko, where he was CEO during its successful and fast transformation process, and Roberto Cavalli, where he was the Senior Advisor to the Board and Deputy EVP managing the company turnaround.
Working within strategy houses, he has advised more than 70 leading companies and private equity funds, the Italian Ministry of Economic Development, the Deputy Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia and Fondazione Altagamma.
His industry experience includes the management and transformation of brands and groups, and full company turnarounds and organizational redesign. He has led M&A activities and business due diligences, assisting on more than 50 deals both on the buy and on the vendor side. He has delivered industrial plan development and implementation projects, as well as corporate strategy development. He has led retail expansion programs in Europe, China, the US and the Middle East, and supported his clients with their merchandising needs and consumer insight development. He has also guided his clients through the IPO process on the Milan and NY Stock Exchange.