Roman is a business leader with a well proven talent for seizing growth across the continents, including Europe, Russia and Africa. He leads Corporate Affairs & Business Development in PMI’s South & Southeast Asia Region. Roman’s entrepreneurial spirit and sleepless eye for opportunities have brought him to design and implement various novel equity partnership constructs in Africa and the Middle East as well as actively mentoring numerous start-ups. Roman has been member of several Boards, including Chairman of Pan-Africa Entrepreneurs (PMI operations in partnership with local entrepreneurs across Sub-Saharan Africa) and Board member of Azuri Technologies. Originally from Italy, Roman completed his education with a MSc. in Economics from the London School of Economics and an MBA from INSEAD. When time permits, Roman enjoys skiing, swimming and lots of reading.