Partner, Managing Director
Francesca is a Managing Partner and member of the Private Client Practice at Cambridge Associates, based in the Boston office. She works with a diverse range of clients, including families, foundations, universities, cultural institutions, and independent schools.
Francesca specializes in creating custom, long-term portfolios tailored to meet the unique needs, return objectives, and risk tolerances of her clients, whose assets range from $100 million to $3 billion. Her expertise in international clients allows her to navigate different investing structures across various global jurisdictions. Additionally, Francesca actively sources and evaluates new investment opportunities for her clients and has authored research on global equity on behalf of the firm.
Prior to joining Cambridge Associates, Francesca interned at the Boston Consulting Group, where she successfully reorganized the marketing department of an Italian consumer goods company. She also worked at Cenciarini & Co., an Italian value-focused private equity firm, where she evaluated and structured investments, supported fundraising efforts, and led restructuring initiatives for portfolio companies. Francesca gained further experience at Old Crown Trust in Guernsey, where she structured tax-efficient vehicles for European clients and managed financial operations for Luxembourgian and Maltese companies. Additionally, she served as a Fellow and Junior Lecturer in the Real Estate and Corporate Finance Department of Bocconi University, co-authoring books on corporate restructuring, real estate financing, and the European general contractor industry during her time there.