Massimo Ianni


Born in Italy and educated in Paris, Massimo Ianni graduated from Glion Hotel Management School (Switzerland), and got a Hospitality Master Degree at Kellogg University.

He has been working in the International Hospitality and Tourism industry for the last 35 years

Some of his main achievements include:

  • Creation of Casas Latinas collection.
  • Brand and Culture Guardian & Member of the Board at The Set Hotels.
  • CEO of Alrov Luxury Hotels during rebranding to The Set Hotels and launch of the Mamilla Hotel, and The Conservatorium Hotel.
  • Acting Managing Director for Armani Hotels and Resorts for 4 years.
  • COO for South America and Europe at Faena Group, including the Philippe Starck designed Faena Hotel & Universe.
  • 14 years working for Hyatt International Corporation, starting as General Manager of Park Hyatt Buenos Aires, and ending as Corporate Director of the Hotel F&B for Europe, Africa and Middle East.

After founding his own Consulting Firm Massimo & Partners, he advised very important companies, such as Llao Llao Hotel & Resort, Alvear Palace Hotel, Royal Class Private Jet Company, Destino Argentina, and Glion Hotel School.

Fernando Campanaro

Senior Partner | Europe & Middle East


Fernando Campanaro offers 25 plus years of hotel development experience in Europe, the United States and in the Middle East.
He has served as a trusted advisor of hotel and management companies, in all facets of development, acquisition, construction, renovation and re-branding.
Graduated as Civil Engineer, he served as Vice-President in Development of Investments of the major Italian hotel companies.
As consultant, he has been personally involved with the opening of Armani Hotels & Resort in Dubai and Milan.  With Yoo, a pioneering residential and hotel design company, Fernando has been developing luxury residential project in Moscow and St Petersburg.
Presently based in Italy, Fernando is the key partner of Massimo Ianni.

Valeria Defelippe

Partner | South America


Graduated in Hotel and Gastronomy Management, Valeria also studied Interior Design.

She developed her career in the main hotels in Buenos Aires: Park Hyatt, Four Seasons and Faena, where she worked in different areas of the hotel operation: Food and Beverage and EAM Assistant, Guest Service Manager, Banquet Assistant Manager and Stylist Coordinator.

Valeria also worked as a consultant in different hotel openings, and provided Food and Beverage advice to different business projects.

Valeria is a project leader in our organization, and develops different operation processes according to our clients’ requests. Besides, Valeria coordinates all the projects in South America.

Pablo Andrada

Partner | South America


Pablo is a hospitality leader, who has over 20 years international experience in Hotel Operations, including hotel openings, cruise ship new builds and service program implementations.

He holds a degree in Hospitality Management & Hotel Operations from CCSF of San Francisco, California. Pablo has held several management positions as Front Office Manager; Guest Services Manager; and Operations Manager with Nikko Hotels,
Melia Hotels, Hyatt Hotels Worldwide, and Faena Hotel Buenos Aires.

At sea, he joined Royal Caribbean International as Guest Services Manager. During his more than 10 years tenure with the company, he lead
guest services teams on-board several cruise ships in the fleet. 

Currently, Pablo is working side by side with our clients in different projects within South