Marco Maximilian Elser was born in Rome of an American father and Italian mother, then moved to New York City, only to return to Rome about 32 years ago. He received a Degree in Economics from Harvard College in 1981. His professional experience includes being head of international market sales for Kinetix Measurements in New York, first vice president for Merrill Lynch Capital Markets in Rome and London, and head of international market and credit institutions sales for Northeast Securities in New York. Marco joined AdviCorp in 2002 where he set up its capital markets for which he was responsible until the end of 2014. In 2015 he joined Lonsin Capital, a London-based investment banking boutique. Marco was the President of the Harvard Club of Italy until June 2014 and his passion in life is polo. He speaks English, Italian, French, and Spanish fluently. Marco has been a member of the AICR Board of Directors since 2004 and its VP from 2004 to 2012. He is married to Flaminia Cuturi, also a member of AICR.