Algebris Investments boosts sustainable equity strategy with hire

Antonio Volpin has more than 30 years of experience in the energy and sustainability sectors

Algebris Investments, the global asset manager specialising in the financial sector, has appointed Antonio Volpin as senior investment director to help drive its sustainable equity strategy.

Volpin will work closely with the investment manager’s sustainable world team in Milan to support the development of Algebris’ global thematic equity strategy, which focuses on the scarcity of environmental and social resources.

He has more than 30 years of experience in the energy and sustainability sectors, working at McKinsey & Company from 1993 to 2022. Between 2008 and 2022, he led the firm’s electric power and natural gas practice, based in London then in Singapore.

Volpin has previously served as a consultant to several leading power companies worldwide. He has also helped government agencies in Europe and Asia frame regulation of the electricity sector to accelerate the energy transition.

Between 2017 and 2022, he was a member of the advisory board of Jera, Asia’s largest energy company outside China, based in Tokyo. Since 2023, he has been an independent member of the Board of Directors of SP Group in Singapore.

Davide Serra, founder and CEO of Algebris Investments, said: “I am very pleased to welcome Antonio to our team and look forward to working together. He brings a wealth of experience in the energy sector and will provide an invaluable contribution to our growing offering in sustainable investing. His global, all-round perspective is a crucial differentiating factor for Algebris.”

Volpin added: “Algebris has an excellent suite of actively managed investment solutions across asset classes. I am delighted to join the team as the firm seeks to develop its sustainable offering and capture the opportunities offered by the increasing global demand for new resources.”