Key People

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Davide Alfano

Founder and Managing Director - Multi-strategy and Multi-manager Solutions

​An investment professional with 20 years’ experience at top tier asset management companies and boutique firms, Davide has extensive experience in multiple jurisdictions including Italy, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.

 

Before founding Kaleidoscope Capital, Davide spent 10 years working for the hedge fund competence centre of Generali Group where, in particular, he set up the London office and was responsible for investments in the equity long/short strategy for European and Asian managers and portfolio manager of Generali’s flagship funds in that strategy.

Previously, Davide worked as equity portfolio manager at Epsilon SGR, an independent boutique focused on proprietary quantitative methods to select investments which is now part of Eurizon Capital, one of the largest asset managers in Europe.

 

Davide holds an MSc Economics and Finance from Warwick Business School and a degree in Economics and Social Science from Bocconi University.

 

Davide also served as an officer in the Italian Navy and is an active sailor.

 

Edoardo Ugolini

Director - Trading Investment Solutions & Macro Strategist

Edoardo spent his entire career in the financial and asset management industry in Italy, Switzerland and U.S.

Since 2020 Senior Portfolio Manager at Amaranto Sim as Global Macro Fund Manager, he was previously deputy CIO at Zest SA, Switzerland.

Formerly he was CEO for Intesa Sanpaolo's Alternative Investments Company (Nextra Alternative Investments Sgr), and CEO/CIO at Clessidra Alternative Investments Sgr, managing FOHFs and single manager funds.

Edoardo also held the role of Head of private banking at Epta SIM, and Head of Futures and Options market making and trading at Banca Popolare di Milano. He started his career at JP Morgan as Treasury Officer.

He holds a post graduate finance course gained in New York and International Law degree at Milan University.

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Will Roxburgh

Non Executive Director

Will is a real estate and private equity professional with over 10 years’ experience working within the investment markets.

Will heads up the Fund Management Solutions Division of MJ Hudson Group focusing on all aspects of structuring, marketing and portfolio management. Currently Will is responsible for the management of nine funds totalling over £650m AUM.

Prior to MJ Hudson, Will spent 3 years at Warner Estate, a large real estate investment company where he was responsible for two property funds worth circa £400m. Will is a qualified Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Holds the Investment Management Certificate, a BSc in business management and a masters in Estate Management.

 

 

 

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Bobby Console Verma

Advisory Board - Family Offices Solutions

Bobby is a Chief Executive Officer with over 25 years experience at top tier investment banks and boutique investment & brokerage firms, including Credit Suisse First Boston, Nomura and private equity funds.

He has significant experience across multiple asset classes and instruments straddling both liquid and illiquid investment strategies and including hedge funds, private equity, real estate, venture capital funds, fintech, regtech, wealthtech and credit derivatives.

He has held a number of C-suite and senior roles including Group CEO of Tower Gate Capital & MJH Fund Management, partner of Emvest, an Emerging Market private equity fund, head of portfolio management for a UK family office, co-founder and CEO of 1fs Wealth, a leading wealthtech company, senior advisor to Grant Thornton FSG.

He has extensive experience in managing funds in multiple jurisdictions including Luxembourg, Mauritius, Bermuda and sub Saharan Africa and an extensive international network at family office & HNWI.
He holds a BEng in Aeronautical Engineering and a MSI diploma specializing in Bond Markets, Futures & Options and Portfolio Management.

 

Carolin Schönherr

Advisor Board - Risk Solutions

Carolin joins the Advisory Board to enhance our expertise in Risk Solutions. She is an accomplished non-executive Director and Risk Committee member with experience in the private, education and not- for-profit sector. Carolin is adept at designing, establishing and adapting non-financial risk framework, tools and process, implementing and managing global teams with a strong focus on risk culture and corporate governance.

Through her deep understanding of financial services across FTSE 100 and privately owned companies she has established herself as a collaborative leader focused on fostering interdisciplinary partnerships, building effective teams and stakeholder management. Carolin is known for her outstanding ability to quickly pinpoint key issues and ask deep questions to uncover root causes and facilitate solutions.

 

 

 

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Omar Zaghis

Advisory Board - Illiquid Alternative Investments

 

Omar has over 20 years experience in the traditional and alternative investment spheres, spending much of his career introducing investment solutions to Institutional Investors and Family Offices.

Before founding Cleopatra Consulting UK in 2011, Mr Zaghis worked as Managing Director heading the European Sales & Marketing forces of Aladin Capital Holdings, a $12b Fixed Income Alternative Asset Manager and before as Director was reposnsible for Mediterrean Instituional clients for First Avenue Partners.

Previoulsy he worked at Deutsche Bank PWM in Geneva, J.P. Morgan Private Bank and Caboto, where he started his career as Institutional Equity Sales from NY Office

Omar maintains the firm's relationships with Investor Partners and Manage Partners in the UK, Middle East, Switzerland and Europe.

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Ajay Hoxha

Advisory Board - Emerging Manager Solutions

 

Ajay is the managing director of Hoxha Investments, which is part of Hoxha Group, a multi-family office specializing in direct investments and seeding and acceleration agreements with smaller and emerging managers.