Giulio Lombardi

Giulio is a Senior Director of Fitch Ratings Ltd, based in Milan and is currently responsible for Fitch's coverage in food, beverages, tobacco and consumer products in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Additionally, he coordinates the coverage of EMEA agribusiness companies and Fitch's approach to rating non-financial cooperative institutions.

Giulio is also deputy to the head of the broad Consumer & Healthcare team having been previously involved in retail and gaming. Until the end of 2013 Giulio had direct coverage of EMEA gaming names.

Giulio joined the company in November 1999 and worked in its London offices through to the end of 2010. Before joining Fitch, he worked in syndicated lending, covering mainly Italian LBO, project finance and plain vanilla transactions with Fuji Bank in London and Milan, and previously with Creditanstalt Bankverein in Milan where he worked in trade and export finance.

Giulio graduated with a degree in economics at Università Bocconi, Milan.