Raffaele Riva is a businessman who has worked around the world. His work has taken him to North America, South America, Africa, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Italy, and other parts of Europe. He is an entrepreneur in the financial industry, having started multiple firms from 1997 to 2008. The financial services he has expertise in include international transactions, international investments, trusts, asset management, wealth management, real estate, and estate planning.
He founded and leads AUREA Multi Family Office. The firm has subsidiaries in Italy, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. These are Aurea Gestioni Patrimonialia SA, Aurea Consulenti Associati SA, BGB Aurea Ltd., and Milano Fiduciaria.
Raffaele Riva was once an accountant and auditor for one of Italy and the U.K.’s Big 4 accounting firms. He worked for a multinational business as a senior executive. When asked how other businessmen can achieve similar success, his advice is to do what you like and what you believe in. He says not to fear failure as it can serve as a learning experience.
He is very curious about a great many things. Raffaele Riva says this has helped him by keeping him informed of world events and the global economy, and using that information to grow his companies. He pays particular attention to the technology industry and how he can use what it produces to increase the productivity of AUREA Multi Family Office.
He believes in surrounding himself with other successful entrepreneurs and consistently developing his professional network. Raffaele Riva knows people in many industries around the world. He will tap into their knowledge to help him make well-informed business decisions.
In his personal life, he is married and has homes in Italy and Switzerland. Raffaele Riva enjoys collecting classic cars and contemporary art. He’s a member of the London Reform Club and the Monaco Yacht Club.