Team

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Patrick Lardi
Vice Chairman & Investment Advisor

With entrepreneurial spirit at his core, Patrick takes his wide business and cross-industry experience to whoever he encounters on his frequent travels across the world’s continents, whether it be in the Rwandan savannah, in a start-up workspace, or traditional corporate board room in Australia or USA. Patrick successfully works for ST Real Estate in multiple roles since 2014, enriching his experience in commercial real estate investment in Australia and residential real estate investment in the USA.

Fabien Tardito

Fabien Tardito
Board Member & Financial Advisor

Fabien joined Fidinam MFO in 1999 and was appointed Managing Director in 2010. He holds responsibility for accounting, documentation, reporting, custody, bank relationships, cash management, hedging as well as risk management for the group companies. He is a Board Member of ST Group Holding, ST Real Estate Holding, ST Services Holding Inc., and Sterling Strategic Value Fund.

Sophie Gest

Sophie Gest
Board Member & Treasury Advisor

Sophie advises and oversees the treasury and liquid financial investments of the Group’s companies. She focuses on cash management, liquidity enhancement solutions, and relationships with banks and financial partners. Her career started in Paris and London on interest rate derivatives trading desks before joining ABN AMRO Private Banking as a treasurer and head of the advisory in Monaco. Sophie joined Fidinam Group in 2006. As President of ACI Financial Market Association Monaco, she is really involved with the financial community of the Principality.

Paolo-Zanazza

Paolo Zanazza
Legal Counsel

Paolo started his career with Rödl & Partner Milan, a leading German law firm, where he worked for 6 years in the M&A German Desk team. He has expertise in domestic and cross-border M&A transactions and commercial agreements. After working with the M&A team of KPMG Milan, in 2015 Paolo joined Studio Legale Avv. Massimo G. Pedrazzini SA in Lugano, assisting Swiss and international clients.

Matthew Burrows

Matthew Burrows
AUS Portfolio, FARE Managing Director

Matthew has over 25 years of real estate experience in Australian markets with a focus on office value-add and turnaround situations. His managerial experience encompasses the role of Head of Property at Garda (ASX:GDF), a boutique value-add REIT, and CEO of Denison Funds Management, a turnaround aggregator of assets post-GFC funded by Forum Asia Realty LP III. Matthew was also a joint-managing director at Hortons and a senior leasing manager at JLL. He holds a Master’s degree in Management. Matthew is a non-executive member of the University of Western Sydney’s property committee.

Alexandre-Fournier

Alexandra Fournier
Legal & Compliance Officer

Alexandra joined Fidinam Group in 2021 as a Legal & Compliance Officer. Her professional career started with 5 years as a bailiff in France. Later, Alexandra moved to Monaco where she spent 11 years working for a company services provider.

Elena-Golubeva

Elena Golubeva
Senior Finance Officer

Elena joined in 2021, as Corporate Controller. She has a background in audit and financial management. Starting as an auditor for PWC,  she moved into the financial management of a holding company with commercial real estate assets in Russia. She also worked in the internal auditing for a bank, and led various multi-family office projects in Cyprus, building expertise in finance, real estate, hospitality, recycling in the EU & CIS, M&A, financial analysis, and strategy development. She also manages her own investment portfolio and several properties in Cyprus.

Giovanni Susta

Giovanni Susta
Business Development & Innovation – AUS Portfolio Manager

Giovanni joined ST Real Estate to lead the Business Development and Innovation and manage the asset portfolio in Australia. Giovanni has a legal and consultancy background, in addition to five-year experience in Facilities and Property Management. He recently completed an MBA at Imperial College, with a final project on Real Estate and Metaverse, focused on phygital Real-Estate-as-a-Service.

Davor-Ninkovic

Davor Ninkovic
Business Digitalization – USA Portfolio Manager

Davor joined ST Real Estate in 2022 as Business Digitalization and USA Portfolio Manager. Previously, he successfully worked in our group for more than 12 years, building solid expertise in real estate investment, property management, and advising on strategic corporate projects. His passion for real estate and business administration started with a 4-year apprenticeship in Switzerland at a local construction company.