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Raffaele Riva, Founder, Co-owner and Managing Partner of Advisory companies

Raffaele Riva vision for his companies is to be trusted as the “gurus” on the latest and most significant issues, differences and opportunities in relation to Austrian wealth management.

It is of great importance for him to provide a client-specific, solution-oriented advisory process. He dedicates himself passionately to the best interests of his clients, who he regards as collaborators.

Raffaele Riva was born in 1969 in the South Tyrol (Italy), he is married with two children. He studied Business Administration and Finance at the University of Innsbruck and received an MBA from SDA Bocconi School of Management in Milan.

After graduation, he worked as a high school teacher, journalist and business manager before founding his own company. In 2002 he founded the independent consulting company “Advisory Riva”, since 2007 “Riva & Partner”. With his team of experts, Raffaele Riva provides consulting services for numerous companies and institutions.

His business approach is based on the fact that personal trust, faith and reliability are the foundation of every successful relationship. In addition, Raffaele Riva has a passion for jiu-jitsu and “real” martial arts. He is a keen ski-goer and has been involved in numerous sport and outdoor activities.

“Advisory Riva” is a family business (three partners), founded in 2002 by Raffaele Riva, with offices in Innsbruck, Vienna and London. It employs additional staff who provide services to companies (consulting, tax planning, legal advice), institutions (including banks, insurance companies) as well as private individuals. Affiliates of “Advisory Riva” can be found throughout Europe.

Riva & Partner is based in London and provides high-level advisory services to institutions, companies and private individuals from all over the world. It has been actively involved in the European economic crisis.

“Advisory Riva” was selected for admission into the “MBA Top 50 List (2013)”. It was ranked 3rd in the category of “Business Advisory” and rated highly for its “market expertise. In 2012 he published his first book on “Viennese Culture & Etiquette”. He is a Member of the Management Board of The Chinese Martial Arts Federation in Austria (MMF). See this article for additional information.


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