Our Team

Silvia Nicolettis


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She developed her professional skills at BSI Ltd (now EFG Ltd). In more than thirty years of experience at the same Bank, she worked mainly in the Private Banking sector as Client Relationship Manager until 2001 and then as Administrative Manager of the External Asset Managers Team. In 2000, she moved to the Nassau branch, continuing to work as Client Relationship Manager. In 2001, she returned to Switzerland and began a new challenge in the External Asset Managers Team. During these years, she acquired various knowledge of banking services and products, in particular in the area of External Asset Managers, both at the regulatory level and in administrative, reporting and controlling activities.

Marco Bianda

Customer Advisor

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He is a seasoned professional with extensive experience, primarily gained at leading Swiss banks. After completing his training at the Swiss Bank Corporation in Locarno, he worked briefly in Zurich for the same company before returning to Ticino. He then gained experience in managing the family business and in the insurance field. In 2005, he re-entered the banking sector, accumulating an additional 15 years of banking experience at UBS Switzerland AG. His focus was primarily on managing individual private clients, both Swiss and international. He has consistently demonstrated a keen sensitivity to prioritize clients, tailoring every service to meet their needs.
His recent banking experience reflects a growing leadership and expertise in the financial sector, showcasing his ability to handle private clients and high-level responsibilities in a banking context.

Roberto Malnati

Financial Analyst

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A pioneer of the web and online trading in Italy, he has been developing quantitative analysis models with the aid of expert systems and neural networks in the industrial and retail sectors for over twenty years. By refining the predictive capacity of these models, he later identified their ideal use in the field of financial analysis. He designed and implemented the Luxor trading system, applied by financial institutions and marketed by Sole24Ore Radiocor. He also founded and managed the website finanzaonline.com, also developing its quantitative analysis models and automated comments.

In 2017, he was a speaker at the IFTA (International Federation of Technical Analysts) world conference on the topic of Artificial Intelligence applied to financial markets. He is a Professional Member of SIAT (Italian Technical Analysis Society) and lecturer for the Data Science module of the SIAT-Master. He actively collaborates with Il Sole24Ore.

For Ten Sigma LLC, he was responsible for the development of quantitative analysis systems based on artificial intelligence models used for institutional advisory services and the production of automated editorial content.

Matteo Martini

Portfolio Analyst

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After graduating in Business Economics, he embarked on a journey in various Italian and foreign companies where he was able to develop an in-depth knowledge of the IT world. The experience in a leading Italian strategic consultancy company has allowed a perfect combination between the economic and technological components, also allowing the development of excellent relational skills useful for managing projects in large corporate entities.

In 2004 he began his journey in the world of asset management, first delving into operational finance by developing intraday trading skills on the Italian stock market and subsequently dedicating himself to the creation of algorithmic trading models on futures.

At the same time, he managed the family’s Family Office, focusing in particular on the selection of corporate securities for the bond component and on the quantitative selection of stocks, making extensive use of technological platforms for the selection of securities with greater momentum.

Since 2015 he has developed specific expertise on the EGM segment of the Milan Stock Exchange, selecting some of the best IPOs thanks also to the analytical skills developed during the period of strategic consultancy and a profound ability to analyze company income prospects.

Antonio Bellantoni

Portfolio Analyst

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He earned a degree in Economics and Finance at Bocconi University in Milan, where he was part of the research team “Private Equity and Finance for Growth”, which focused on the M&A sector in Italy. He then specialized at the University of Italian speaking Switzerland and obtained the M.sc in Banking & Finance accredited by the Swiss Finance Institute (SFI).
Over the past few years, he has worked for several companies within the Filippini Holding group, covering every aspect of the financial sector.

Emilio Cappai

Financial Analyst

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Graduated in economics from the university of Turin, and federal Azek certificate, in 2011 he founded a sole company whose business purpose was asset management and financial consulting. He developed his own management method based on macroeconomic analysis and geopolitical dynamics. Having obtained Osfin’s approval to operate as an Independent Asset Manager from Finma, he brings his experience with the aim of serving Royalfid clients in the best possible way, developing investment strategies aimed at achieving their objectives in terms of expected returns.

Silvano Contessi

Financial Analyst

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Graduated in Management Engineering, he has covered managerial roles as Sr Project Manager and CEO in primary Italian technology and management companies. Thirty years of experience in financial markets as Investment Trader and Quant Analyst with focus on tech, derivatives and debt securities.
He has implemented and is applying mathematical proprietary models to investment strategies on structured products with a view to optimise Risk, Money Management and ROI.

Matteo De Paulis

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After a period of training in Boston, USA, he earned a degree in Business Administration with minor in Banking, Insurance, and Financial Markets from the University of Rome La Sapienza.

He then furthered his knowledge by specializing at the University of Lugano, Switzerland, achieving a Master of Science in Banking & Finance, accredited by the prestigious Swiss Finance Institute (SFI).

Throughout his studies, he particularly specialized in advanced strategies for macroeconomic analysis, equity, and structured products.

The trust of our clients is our most precious asset. At Royalfid, we commit ourselves every day to listen attentively, plan diligently, and execute with passion to ensure the financial success of our clients. We are proud to be your partner in wealth management.

– Silvia Nicolettis