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DCALTA is committed to educating stakeholders on global defined contribution retirement schemes and trends affecting industry stakeholders. As part of our mission, we seek to gather news and perspectives from other regions to foster dialogue on investments, cost/performance benchmarking, product innovation, governance and transparency initiatives.  Our EMEA Ambassadors help support and drive this key initiative.

Massimiliano Saccone, CFA

DCALTA EMEA Ambassador

Massimiliano is the Founder and CEO of XTAL Strategies, an innovative private market indices and derivatives platform. He has developed a patented methodology for analyzing, indexing and hedging private fund performance and combines it with prior pioneering experience in the field of the retailization of alternatives at AIG Investments (now Pinebridge), where he most recently was a Managing Director and Global Head of Multi-Alternatives Strategies. Prior to that, Massi was Head of Institutional Portfolio Management at Deutsche Asset Management Italy (now DWS). He is a CFA Charterholder and a Qualified Accountant and Auditor in Italy, has a Master in International Finance from the Collegio Borromeo and the University of Pavia and a Degree cum Laude in Economics from the University La Sapienza of Rome. He is also a Lieutenant of the Reserve of the Guardia di Finanza, the Italian financial law enforcement agency.