About The Speaker
Aldo De Leonibus
Aldo is an experienced entrepreneur, business owner and investor. He is currently the director, shareholder/investor in 10 businesses that span from business support, renewable energy, residential and commercial property, food, accountancy, HR, and IT and across multiple countries. Aldo has a strong ethical vision of business and for this reason, he founded a company to support the development and commercialisation of innovative products and services that have a positive impact on society, the environment and humanity and to support the growth and international expansion of technology-based businesses. Over the 17 years’ work experience in growing and scaling businesses, Aldo worked directly with over 200 businesses supporting their scaleup journey, their entry and expansion in national and international markets and in raising more than £45m of finance. Through the growth of his businesses and client support, Aldo gained practical knowledge of growth business models, commercialisation, internationalisation, sales, finance, and growth strategies. Aldo was instrumental in the creation of the Innovate UK Scaleup Programme incorporating the best practices and methodologies gained over the course of this professional career. Aldo has a technical background in Mechanical Engineering (MEng) and a Master in Entrepreneurship (MEnt) from Alliance Manchester Business School. He has lived and worked in the US, UK, France, and Italy and is fluent in four languages. During his spare time, Aldo enjoys travelling, reading, downhill mountain biking, skiing, horse riding and pretty much any other activity that can be done outdoors. Above all Aldo loves spending time with family.