Raffaele Riva is a passionate entrepreneur. Since 1997, Riva has founded several start-up companies and financial service businesses involving trust investments, estate and wealth planning, and asset management. In 2008, he founded AUREA Multi Family Office, the parent company of BGB AUREA Ltd., Aurea Consulenti Associati SA, Aurea Gestioni Patrimonialia SA, and Milano Fiduciaria and is its current president.
Riva gained knowledge and experience when he ran a multinational corporation, managing the operation of its affiliated companies located in Canada, Western Europe, Africa, and Central and South America. Riva acquired additional skills in international financing.as an accounting and auditing specialist for a “Big 4” firm in Italy and the U.K.
He completed a degree in Economics at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan, focusing on accounting, corporate financing, tax law, and mergers and acquisitions, followed by a Dottore Commercialista degree. For post-graduate work, Raffaele Riva completed two additional programs at the Canton Ticino Management Business School and the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland.
Riva is passionate about his work, but he also knows that having new and innovative ideas are critical to succeed in today’s market. Riva combines innovative ideas with his knowledge and experience to make successful decisions for his clients in today’s quickly evolving business climate.
Raffaele Riva believes that a positive attitude is critical for success and you must “pursue what you love and let life experience guide you.” As an avid reader, Riva is constantly learning and keeps abreast of current events in the world and what new business trends are on the horizon enabling him to provide reliable, up-to-date services and recommendations best suited to meet his clients’ needs. Riva advises all aspiring entrepreneurs, “When you wake up each morning asking for more ways to better serve and satisfy your clients, you will dramatically boost your business.”