Roberto Nicastro

Vice Chair of the Board

UBI Banca

Roberto Nicastro, since April 219, is a board member and vice chair of UBI Banca. He is also European advisor to Cerberus Capital, one of the leading private equity global funds, specializing in banking and finance.

Since July 218, Roberto is also president of Officine CST, a company managing both performing and non-performing receivables deriving from supplies to public administrations (P.A.), with Cerberus Capital as majority shareholder.

Roberto is an “angel investor” in the fintech sector and is also a board member at a few other companies.

From 215-217, Roberto was chair of the so-called “four good banks” (Chieti, Ferrara, Etruria, Marche), in charge of their financial restructuring and subsequent divestiture on behalf of the Bank of Italy, in compliance with the BRRD (bank recovery and resolution directive), the first completed bail-in resolution in Europe.

Prior to this, Roberto worked for 18 years within Unicredit Group, which he joined in 1997 starting as a planning manager and becoming its general manager in 211. At Unicredit, he was previously in charge of founding and guiding its Central Eastern European leadership as well as of managing the retail business.

From 21-212, Roberto was chair of the European Financial Marketing Association and deputy chair of the Italian Banking Association. Beforehand, Roberto worked with McKinsey & Co. and with Salomon Brothers in London.

Roberto is married and has two children.