Ilario Scasascia
Head Liquid Alternatives

Ilario joined Progressive Capital Partners in December 2019. Before that, he was Head of Alternatives & Multi Manager Solutions, Chairman of the Alternative Investments Committee and Executive Director at Vontobel Asset Management. He led the efforts in research, manager selection, portfolio investments including alternative risk premia and hedge funds. As a member of the senior management of Vontobel Asset Management he was also responsible for alternative investments within the Vontobel Group.

Prior to joining Vontobel Asset Management in 2010 as Portfolio Manager and Hedge Fund Analyst, Ilario worked at Quadriga Wealth Management, a Swiss-based alternative investment management firm. In his position as Portfolio Manager and Hedge Fund Analyst, he was in charge of the manager selection and portfolio management of CTA funds of hedge funds.

Before joining Quadriga Wealth Management, Ilario worked at BearingPoint as Management Consultant in the department Risk & Finance Management.

Ilario graduated from the University of Zurich with a Masters in Finance and attended an Executive Education Program at the Yale School of Management in New Haven (USA). He is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA).