Graduated in Economics from the London School of Economics (LSE) and obtained an MBA from INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France. Mr. Giaroli became a consultant at McKinsey & Company, where he became Principal of its Italian office with a major role also at an international level. In 1993, he co-founded the strategy and management consultancy Value Partners, which he and his partner Giorgio Rossi Cairo built into a major international company with offices in the larger European countries as well as in Brazil, Argentina, China, India and Turkey. The Value Partners Group also developed an international IT business, which it sold to the Japanese NTT Group in mid-2011. At this time Mr. Giaroli exited Value Partners. Since then he has been working as Senior Adviser for the Pirelli Group and also at Ermgassen & Co.