Sir Anthony Ritossa is Chairman of the Ritossa Family Office, headquartered in Dubai. He is a family office influencer, thematic investor with interests in private equity, real estate and blockchain companies, educator, philanthropist, author and highly sought after speaker.
As Founder of the Ritossa Global Family Office Summits, he leads a series of high-level, closed-door family office gatherings, held in cities such as Monaco, Dubai, Riyadh and Miami, that are dedicated to accelerating change via high-level discussion and debate of actionable strategies for building a better future. He has a deep passion for bringing people together to achieve greatness, supports sustainable development, and aims to support and inspire the next generation of leaders.
During the past five years, Sir Anthony has hosted 1,500+ elite family offices, prominent business owners, sheikhs, royal families, private investment companies, sovereign wealth funds and industry professionals from over 30 countries at 14 conferences representing US$4.5 trillion in wealth. His events have been responsible for US$1 billion+ in investments in companies ranging from start-ups to major global corporations.
Sir Anthony’s background includes 30 +years of international financial markets and investment experience, including senior executive positions at Nomura, Barclays Capital, Morgan Stanley, BNP Paribas, and Bankers Trust (acquired by Deutsche Bank). In addition to leading his family office, Sir Anthony is a Strategic Partner and Advisory Board Member for The Private Office of Sheikh Saqer Bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, an Advisory Board Member and Senior Advisor to The Private Office of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Nehayan, an Advisory Board Member for The Private Council of H.H. the Prince Mahmoud Salah Al Din Assaf, and an Advisory Board Member for the Dubai Blockchain Center, The Fred Hollows Foundation, and Immersion4 Global.
He is a patron at the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation. He is also a Professor at the Al-Khalifa Business School where he was awarded an honorary PhD.
He is a frequent speaker at various international investment conferences and has been interviewed and featured in media outlets such as The Economist, Bloomberg, CNBC, Forbes, CEO Magazine, Gulf News and Arabian Business.
He is a member of the Forbes Business Council, a Fellow with the RSA (Royal Society for the Encouragement of the Arts, Manufactures and Commerce), and a 2021 nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize.
His education includes the University of Technology and The Scots College in Sydney, Australia, and Harvard.