David Giampaolo

CEO, Pi Capital Ltd

Biography

David is Chief Executive of Pi Capital, a role he has held since 2002 following a management buy-in. Pi Capital is a unique investor network that finds growth equity and alternative asset investment opportunities for its members and negotiates participation in select private equity deals and funds. It allows individual investors to participate in transactions on an opt-in basis that are usually the exclusive preserve of institutions. In addition to investment opportunities, Pi Capital offers its members exclusive vibrant social and educational programmes. David previously founded, built up and sold several businesses and health club chains in the US and UK. He has financial interests in several other businesses and industries (both as an angel investor or co-investor) and has been involved as an investor,advisor and board member of some of the largest and most successful fitness companies in world including Fitness First,24 Hour Fitness and Zumba Fitness. He is currently on the Board of Directors of Zumba, Globalfit and numerous other UK and US companies and is an active member of the YPO and CEO global business organizations. David is a member of the British Airways International Advisory Board and an American who has been living in the UK for over the past 20 years.

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