Alessandro Borgogna joins Knighthood Capital Partners

Alessandro Borgogna has joined Knighthood Capital Partners as a Director and will be based in the United Arab Emirates. Prior to joining the company, Alessandro was a partner of Strategy& (formerly Booz&Company), and a member of the firm’s Engineered Products and Services team.

During a career spanning more than 22 years, he has gained a reputation as a specialist consultant in the aviation, aerospace, infrastructure, and construction sectors. His functional experience includes strategy and business planning, business process design and performance improvement, organisational design, financial and PPP planning, and technology innovation.

He is also the author of several studies covering airlines, airports, construction and infrastructure; how airlines must adapt their distribution business model; how airports and airlines can jointly boost revenues, lower costs, and improve the customer experience; papers on aviation and aerospace at the Global Aerospace Summit 2012 and 2014; how to make offsets successful; the regulation of aviation in emerging markets; and the impact of the global downturn on infrastructure developments in the GCC countries.

Prior to joining Strategy&, he held several senior management positions, including head of technical operations, chief engineer, and head of risk assessment, in the air transport wing of the Italian Air Force. James Hogan, Chairman of Knighthood Capital Partners, said: “We are very pleased to welcome Alessandro as a Director in our business. “In addition to his diverse and in-depth experience, he brings the rigour and discipline acquired during a distinguished career as a management consultant, adding to the significant global experience and expertise of our team.”

Alessandro holds a degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Naples Federico II in Italy, and an MBA in finance and business development from SDA Bocconi School of Management in Italy and UCLA Anderson School of Management in the United States.

Established in June 2017, Knighthood Capital Partners has offices in Geneva, Malta and Abu Dhabi. The team offers unique business advisory, capital structuring and investment services, across multiple industry sectors, including travel and tourism, aviation and aerospace, construction and information technology.

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