Nicola Polato is Chief Executive Officer of Ethica SIM S.p.A.. He boasts twenty years of experience in Capital Markets, based on a deep knowledge of the sector, with a particular focus on listing processes of SMEs on the Italian market. Previously he worked in the Equity Capital Markets team of Banca Akros, in the Primary Markets team of Borsa Italiana and in recent years he held the position of Head of Equity Capital Markets of Bestinver Securites S.V. SA of the Acciona Group. He began his career at PwC where he was involved in Audit and Transaction Services. Graduated in Business Economics from the University of Bologna, he holds a Master in Corporate Finance from SDA Bocconi in Milan.