Maria Cristina Boscolo Berto
Director, Regional Head of Wealth Structuring, Lombard International Assurance
Maria Cristina joined Lombard International Assurance in 2011 where she is today a Director in charge of the Wealth Structuring Solution department for Central, Southern Europe and Latam, with a team of legal and tax experts assisting partners and HNWI in their wealth and succession planning. She is also responsible for the team that is designing and managing insurance products for the same geographical area.
After her Law Degree at the University of Trieste she attended some advanced courses in European and International law and worked in London in the financial sector for London Forfaiting Company Ltd. and in the law firm Dobson & Pinci.
She is a qualified lawyer admitted at the Italian Bar and worked in private practice in Genoa for 3 years, specializing in banking law and international litigations.
She then joined Pavia & Ansaldo law firm in Milan, where for more than 10 years she was part of the banking and finance department, being involved in M&A and IPOs transactions and advising financial intermediaries and insurance companies on a regular basis. She also continued her activity as a litigator, taking part to national and international arbitration proceedings and alternative dispute resolutions.
She is member of the Technical committees of the Italian Association of Private Banking dealing with Financial Product Innovation, Customer Digital Experience, Wealth Advisory, Tax, Legal & Compliance.