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Harwell Capital
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Harvard Kennedy School

Aldo Garbagnati

Emicapital

Dubai, AE

Founder & Chairman

Emicapital

Aldo Garbagnati

Biography

Aldo Garbagnati, an Italian national raised in Switzerland, is the Founder and Chairman of the Emicapital group. Based in Dubai and London, Emicapital serves corporations, HNWIs and their families interested in structuring their assets in the Gulf region or in doing business with the United Arab Emirates. Aldo served as founder, investor and CEO of several Companies since 1990 and has a track record of successful projects in the industrial, financial and trading sectors. He has served European families for over 25 years for family structuring and business relocation services.

A consultant to multiple Ministries in the UAE, Aldo is also an advisor to the ruling Families of Dubai and Abu Dhabi and he cooperates with the UAE Embassy in London for FDI projects. He also serves as Executive Director at the Private Office of HH Sheikh Saeed bin Ahmed Al Maktoum in Switzerland. In 2015, Aldo joined Global Partnership Family Offices, a Family business association in London, as chairman of the Middle East office.

In 2014 Aldo founded the Emicapital Foundation in London, a UK registered Charity which supports art, education and cultural exchange between Europe and the Gulf states. In this domain, Aldo is a member of the BAFTA President Club in London, chaired by HRH Prince William the Duke of Cambridge, and supports other charities. Aldo speaks most European languages fluently.

Aldo Garbagnati’s Newsfeed

Posh Village launches in Dubai Design District

Aldo Garbagnati, entrepreneur, Founder and CEO of Posh Village, explains the concept: “Posh Village is being launched to address a gap in the market. Existing clients of my foreign direct investment business are looking for a space to access high-end boutique and totally original items and luxury services..."

Noura Al Kaabi meets Managing Director of Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

The meeting - which was held at the UAE's embassy premises in London - was also attended by Aldo Garbagnati, Founder and Chairman of Emicapital Group and Adviser to the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

Aldo Garbagnati’s Background

Founder & Chairman
2006 - Present
Dubai, AE
Emicapital is a boutique consultancy serving Corporations, HNWIs and families interested in structuring assets in the Gulf region or doing business with the United Arab Emirates. They combine the Swiss tradition of confidentiality, wealth protection, conservative counsel and advice with Arab shake-hand tradition.
Executive Director
2016 - Present
Zürich, CH
The Private Office was established by His Highness Sheikh Saeed bin Ahmed Al Maktoum to invest in potential business opportunities in the region which meets its rigorous investment criteria. Alternatively, the Office assist businesses in obtaining strategic and investment partners. TPO in Switzerland manages relations with large and medium European enterprises.

Other Business Interests

Founder and interim CEO
Jan 2017 - Present
Dubai, AE
Posh Village is one of Aldo's investments in the luxury sector. Based in the Dubai Design District, Posh Village is an exhibition space devoted to bespoke luxury, introducing International brands and artisans serving the HNWi space with products and services.
Chairman, Gulf Region Office
2015 - Present
Dubai, AE
Global Partnership Family Offices provides a definitive source of information, unbiased advice and thought-leading research and education to family office executives, wealth owners, family members & their close advisors worldwide.
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Philanthropy

Founder and Chairman of the Board of Trustees
2013 - Present
London, UK
Emicapital Foundation is a UK registered Charity which supports art, education and cultural interchange between Europe and the Gulf region. The Foundation has a strong relationship with BAFTA and has supported the BAFTA Gala since 2015. In 2018 Aldo was awarded membership of the Ambassador Club.