Giovanni Carpenzano is an attorney and investment professional with over 20 years of strategy and management experience in corporate finance, M&A, private equity, banking and finance, Islamic finance and turnaround management.
Before his General Counsel role at Bloom Holding, Giovanni worked for Dubai Economic Council as an Investment Director. He also worked for Zabeel Investments where he ran the legal department and advised the board of directors on the restructuring of the holding company.
Within the region, Giovanni has also led the legal department of Turkcapital (a subsidiary of Kuwait Finance House), and assisted the business development teams of Turkapital in Kuwait, Turkey, Russia and Azerbaijan.
Prior to this, he had the position of Senior Legal Counsel for Agility in Kuwait, where he had extensive exposure to international corporate and commercial transactions across Europe, North America and the Middle East.
Giovanni started off his professional career working for Allen & Overy in Italy and General Electric in Paris, Vienna and Munich as Legal Counsel, where he advised on major M&A transactions and restructurings.