Matteo leverages his deep industry experience to help Aerospace & Defense clients, as well as PE funds, in addressing strategy, organization and transformation challenges

Matteo Ainardi
Matteo Ainardi
About Matteo

Matteo is a Partner based in the Paris office and a member of the “AMG” and “S&O” Practices. Matteo leads Arthur D. Little’s global Aerospace & Defense Center of Competence and his main fields of expertise include growth strategy definition, business planning, organization and transformation in the A&D industry.

Since joining Arthur D. Little in 2016, Matteo has mainly supported clients in the aerospace & defense ecosystem (including space systems OEMs, aeronautical suppliers, missile manufacturers, satellite operators and space agencies) in maximizing growth through strategy definition, organizational (re)design and holistic transformation. Matteo also supports PE funds in conducting due diligence assignments in aerospace & defense markets.

Prior to joining Arthur D. Little Matteo worked for 7 years in strategy and corporate development roles at Airbus Defense & Space and at Eutelsat.

Matteo holds a MBA from the Collège des Ingénieurs and a MSc in Computer Science Engineering from Politecnico di Torino / Politecnico di Milano / University of Illinois at Chicago. He is fluent in French, English and Italian.

Past Experience
Strategy Manager
Airbus DS
Strategy & Business Devt Manager
Collège des Ingénieurs
Politecnico di Torino
MSc Computer Science Engineering