Emilio Di Spiezio Sardo, aged 41, joined the Board on 18 June 2010. He is a partner of BlueGem Capital Partners LLP. Before joining BlueGem as a partner, in 2007, he worked in London as a hedge fund manager at York Capital Management, a global multi-strategy hedge fund with approximately US$10 billion under management. Before that he worked for six years in investment banking at Merrill Lynch in London and Rome. Mr Di Spiezio Sardo graduated summa cum laude in Economics and Finance from Bocconi University in Milan. He is a board member of Olicar S.p.A, The Private Clinic Limited, Fintyre S.p.A, Neomobile S.p.A., and Liberty Ltd.