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Tonino has 36 years of global experience in venture capital, private equity, and capital markets across multiple sectors: energy, financial services, infrastructure, life sciences, media, oil & gas, telecommunications, technology, renewables, resources, and utilities.

Tonino is the Founder & Venture Partner of Carthona Capital. He currently serves as an Advisor and Mentor at StartX. He is also the Managing Director of Beaumont Consolidated Holding.

Tonino held executive roles at PwC, ExxonMobil, Credit Suisse, Deloitte, Lehman Brothers, Matrix Group Ltd, Carlyle, Carthona, GCRCF and BMT. He has advised some of the globe’s leading Sovereign Wealth Funds, Pension Fund’s and Family Offices and closed over 100 material ( > $100m) M&A transactions across the planet for many of them. To do this he has been based in eight countries and visited 148 thus far…

Currently, Tonino is, or has been, a Director, Non-Executive Director, Advisory Board Member, or Board Advisor to many of the public and private companies that he or his firms have invested in. He has investment experience across all value stages of the venture life cycle, including special situations (on and off-market) with more than 60 startups achieving material liquidity events over the last 25 years. Please visit Angel List for more specific details.

Tonino received a Bachelor of Accounting and Economics from the University of Canberra and he holds an FCA (Fellow Chartered Accountant) with the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia.

Tonino believes in “Live the life you love, try to do some good, give back, and enjoy…”. He was an Australian Football Rep at 17, School First XI Captain, and ACT State Rep and Vice Captain (77-81).

Skills: General management, leadership, strategy, negotiation, financing, deal structure, logistics, supply chain, cross-border trade, channel marketing, alliance development, brand development, brand management, growth, public relations, product development, having fun, commercialization, payments, mergers, acquisitions, risk management, divestments, spin-ins, spin-outs, treasury, operations, board management and investing.

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