Pietro Castronovo
Pietro Castronovo
Senior Director
Pietro Castronovo
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14+ years of experience in the financial industry sector focusing on strategy, regulatory issues and transformation programs
Head of the Private Equity and Investment Practice in the Middle East
Supports clients in various transformation programs across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA)
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Pietro Castronovo is a Senior Director with Alvarez & Marsal’s Strategy and Performance Improvement practice in Dubai. He has more than 14 years of experience with a focus on M&A, strategy, turnaround, regulatory issues and transformation programs across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). He actively supports private equity and financial services clients.

Most recently at A&M, Mr. Castronovo began serving as the head of the Private Equity and Institution practice in the Middle East. For private equity clients, Mr. Castronovo has performed multiple pre-deal and post-deal assignments including commercial, operational and vendor due diligence, and post-merger integration. For financial services clients, he has extensive experience working on transformation programs for several leading international banks, asset managers and wealth managers.

Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Castronovo was a principal in Bain & Company in the financial services practice and worked on risk management, regulation, and strategy and transformation programs. Prior to that, he was the senior consultant at Ernst & Young Financial Business Advisory. In addition, he was the CEO and general manager for an Italian consumer credit company, with full P&L responsibility—he designed and implemented a restructuring plan involving operations, cost cutting and revenue enhancement.

Mr. Castronovo earned a master’s degree in business administration from Bocconi University in Milan and he is a Chartered Accountant and Auditor.