Speaker Profile

Valerian
Antonioli

Chief Executive Officer - Lungarno Collection

Speaker Profile

Valerian
Antonioli

Chief Executive Officer - Lungarno Collection

Valeriano Antonioli is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and member of the Board of Directors of Lungarno Collection, the hotel management company owned by the Ferragamo family.

More than thirty years of experience in managing luxury hotels and resorts in Italy, Germany, Russia, England and the United States make Antonioli a veteran of the hospitality industry, whose work has always been inspired by a passion for luxury and innovation, attention to detail and the ability to reinvent traditional structures, transforming them into vibrant lifestyle destinations, perfect for the fashion system.
His most recent success story was the creation of the Portrait Brand with award-winning hotels in Rome, Florence and soon Milan. With the Portrait Brand he has been able to transform the luxury uniform into spontaneous personalisation, filling an important gap in the luxury hotel sector. A true Renaissance man, Antonioli is a black belt in Taekwondo, an outdoor sports enthusiast and the author of Passione e Cucina and The Joy of Discovery. He is fluent in Italian, English and German and was awarded the Legion of Honour of the Italian Republic as 'Cavaliere della Repubblica Italiana' in 2007.