Enrico Biffi has over 30 years of experience in the Italian real estate industry spanning project development, construction, project management and leadership with an extensive Italian network. He graduated in Industrial Engineering at Feltrinelli Institute and gained his first work experience at Michele Ventura company. In 1991 he entered the retail real estate sector as Project Manager at IKEA Italia and then, up until 1997, as Property Manager at Semeraro Group, supervising the development and construction of the Group’s new stores. Between 1997 and 2001, he returned to IKEA Italia as Construction Manager, creating the Group’s new Italian head offices, its first logistics warehouse and various sales points. In 2001, he joined the CDS management team. Enrico Biffi is COO of CDS Holding S.p.A., based in Erbusco (BS).