Michael de Picciotto

Biography

Michael de Picciotto

Michael de Picciotto is a prominent investor and businessman. He was appointed to Aston Martin’s Board as Non-Executive Director in 2020. Since March 2016, Michael de Picciotto has served as the Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Engel & Volkërs AG of which he is a substantial shareholder since 2012. The Hamburg-based company, since its inception in 1977, has grown to become one of the world’s leading service companies specialising in the brokerage of premium residential property and commercial real estate. E&V is currently undergoing a rapid and global expansion. The firm has over 800 locations worldwide, offering both private and institutional clients a full range of services.

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Scientific research

The Picciotto-Lesser Cancer Cell Observatory

In addition to his successful and varied career in asset management, private banking and trading, Michael de Picciotto has had a profound interest in supporting scientific life-saving research efforts. He established the de Picciotto-Lesser Cancer Cell Observatory in Memory of Wolfgang and Ruth Lesser, which allows researchers and scientists to conduct in-depth analyses of cancer cells using advanced imagine techniques which deliver very high-definition results and permit for cells to be viewed “in action”. This has significant implications for future research in cancer cells and their movements.

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Latest news

7 Aug 2018

Michael de Picciotto joins a consortium of investors to rescue Force India from administration

Silverstone-based Formula 1 team Force India is to be rescued from administration and returned to solvency following a deal agreed...

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1 Jul 2018

De Picciotto-Lesser Cell Observatory Report July 2018

The Cell Observatory has been pursuing infrastructure acquisitions that will represent a significant improvement to our technical capabilities, and will...

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6 Dec 2017

De Picciotto-Lesser Cell Observatory Report December 2017

Following is a report on the activities of the de Picciotto-Lesser Cancer Cell Observatory in memory of Wolf and Ruth...

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7 Mar 2016

Michael de Picciotto joins Supervisory Board of Engel & Völkers AG

Engel & Völkers AG today announces changes to its Supervisory Board in line with its rapid international expansion. Michael de...

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