Alberto Avanzo is a Managing Director within GSO Debt Funds Management Europe focused on the origination and management of private credit investments across the capital structure in the Italian market. Mr. Avanzo is based in Milan where he heads the local branch of the asset management of the Fund. Before joining GSO, Mr. Avanzo spent more than 30 years in credit with experiences at Izurium Capital, a UK based Private Equity fund, Morgan Stanley Investment Management in London where he was Global Co-Head of the Senior loans business, WestLB London as Head of Italian Leverage Finance and Sanpaolo IMI where he also ran Leverage Finance. Mr. Avanzo started his career as credit analyst at Continental Illinois Bank. He has a law degree and a MBA at Bocconi University in Milan.