Ivan Giacoppo has joined Italian motorway operator Autostrade as head of corporate finance.

He will focus particularly on project finance transactions in Latin America, Turkey and India.

Giacoppo was previously head of the oil and gas, infrastructure and metals department at Italian export credit agency Sace. He was responsible for the overall management of corporate and project finance transactions in the infrastructure, metals and oil and gas sectors in emerging countries.

Before that, he worked in the project finance division of UniCredit’s investment bank Capitalia and Mediocredito Centrale.