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Aldo Garbagnati

Founder & Chairman


Dubai, AE

Aldo Garbagnati


Aldo Garbagnati, an Italian national of noble origin raised in Switzerland, is the Founder and Chairman of the Emicapital group. Based in Dubai and London, Emicapital is a boutique consultancy serving corporations, HNWIs and their families interested in the Gulf region. Assistance services include assets structuring, relocation, succession planning, finance, banking, private equity investments and customised advisory.

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 several European families for over 25 years in their wealth protection, family structuring and business relocation projects.

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, chaired by HRH Prince William the Duke of Cambridge, and supports other charities such as the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and the Royal Academy of Arts.

In 2019, within the non-profit envelope of the Foundation, Aldo and his team started POLYSEUM, a cultural project in the Fine Arts space connecting private Art collectors to educational events and exhibitions for children, in several world cities.

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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.
Co-founder and Chairman
2019 - Present
London, UK
Polyseum is the first multi path Fine Arts Experience Center in the world. A project of the Emicapital Foundation in London, Polyseum has a vision: to build a new ecosystem for Fine Arts, based on education. The project is based on the Poluseum Society, a non-profit association of hundreds of Private art collectors supporting cultural and educational productions in many World cities.
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Other Business Interests

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.
Founder and CEO
Jan 2017 - Present
Dubai, AE
Posh Village is a new concept in bespoke luxury. Based in the Dubai Design District, Posh Village gathers International brands and old-school artisans serving the HNWi space with top-quality products and services.
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Founder and Chairman of the Board of Trustees
2014 - 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 holds strong relationships with UK charities in the Fine Arts, Cinema, Music and performing arts space, supporting educational transfer programs such as masterclasses and events.


Sep 2018
London, UK
Aldo Garbagnati attended a meeting with H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, alongside a delegation of British investors. In the meeting, they discussed the historical and ever-growing relations between the UAE and Britain.