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Our Team

Manuel Alsoni

Founder and CEO

Manuel hails from Italy and came to the UK in 2008. Having begun working as an agent in 2001, focusing on investments and development, he has over 17 years’ experience in the property sector.

Manuel later went on to create Setha, through which he runs several projects around London and the South East. As well as being passionate about property, he is a keen sportsman and enjoys playing golf, tennis and football.

John Losi

Non-Executive Chairman

John has over 35 years of experience in the property sector specialising in acquisition and development of assets with a potential hidden value.

John has successfully achieved more than 100 planning permissions and acquired and sold more 1,000 properties all over the UK with the majority in London and the Home Counties.


Vittorio Ruggiero

Non-Executive Vice Chairman

Lawyer with a passion for Real Estate, Vittorio gained a consolidated experience in the Real Estate sector with particular reference to development operations for residential use.
He has managed and implemented Real Estate projects for around 200,000 sqft.


Gabriele Fanciulli


Gabriele has over 10 years’ experience in the commercial and residential real estate financial sector, having arranged development financings of over £150 million. He also boasts strong experience in financial planning and arranging fixed and working capital finance solutions.

He has worked for Setha since 2017. Outside of his work at Setha, Gabriele enjoys going to the theatre.

Alex Giacchetti


Of Italian extraction but South African born and educated, Alex comes from a strong corporate background with extensive marketing and management experience, having held CEO and COO positions within the green tech, engineering, equity research and public relations sectors.

Alex has spent the last 10 years incorporating, managing and developing private and public businesses, and joins the Setha team at an exciting time in the company’s development.

Annalisa Ferrari

Financial & Accounting Controller

Annalisa co-founded Setha alongside her partner, Manuel. She has worked for over 10 years as a financial controller for public listed companies and brings this experience to Setha, where she oversees the company’s financial activities alongside Gabriele.

When Annalisa is not at work, she enjoys sport and is a keen runner.

Lou Faucon

Operations Manager

Lou was born in France and arrived in the U.K 5 years ago for a new start. She developed strong administration and management skills throughout her various experience such as event coordinator or Personal Assistant.

She has been given the opportunity to become Operations manager within Setha and help with the company’s organisation and growth.

Lucio Dalle Vedove

Project Coordinator

Lucio has over 15 years’ experience in furniture and interior design and has been well recognised in the industry for his ability to blend creativity and technical knowledge. With his incredible eye for detail, he also has specific skills in logistics and project coordination, achieving great results in every project he is committed to.

Since 2012, Lucio has worked as Managing Director of The Italian Job Furniture Ltd., which delivers design consultancy and furniture supply to Setha. Outside of work, he still finds the time for his passions including buying old Bianchi and Vespa and returning them to their former glory.

Dante Fantinel

Architectural Assistant

Dante holds a Masters degree in Architecture for Construction from the University of Architecture in Venice. He has worked as an architectural assistant and interior designer where he has previously worked as a Part II intern in Manchester and as a product designer in London.

At Setha, he coordinates with project managers on all aspects of the development, from design details, to site construction and interiors. Outside of his work at Setha, Dante enjoys cooking and martial arts.

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