Patrizia Misciattelli delle Ripe is Chairman | Family Office Practice and Founder of AIFO, the Italian Association of Family Officers, which she has chaired since 2006. The Association is devoted to increasing the awareness and building knowledge and tools to advise the Italian family office community on how to protect and foster sustainable family wealth and values in the long term. Previously she held top executive roles in leading Italian and international financial Institutions: Board director and COO of Finanza & Futuro (1986-1996) from start up to exit, General manager with BNL Investimenti BNP Paribas (1996-1999) and General manager with J. Rothschild Assurance Italy. She also founded Nascent Sim, with Rothschild Assurance, where she covered the position of CEO (1999-2003). Based on her highly recognized competences and professionalism over the last 30 years, she has built the credibility that has enabled her to develop a strong network of consolidated relationships within the financial and banking sectors, both nationally and internationally which support AIFO’s mission. She holds a degree in Philosophy from the University of Bologna and is the author of two books published with “Il Sole 24 Ore” and Franco Angeli. Currently, she carries out a mentoring project to help the rising generation to succeed in wealth transition and is a speaker on events about Family Offices.