|Managing Director, Sauber Group
|Position Last Year
Alessandro Alunni Bravi (born 23 November 1974) is an Italian lawyer and manager, best known for being Managing Director of the Sauber Group of companies since 2022 and Team Representative of the Alfa Romeo F1 team since 2023.
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Throughout his Motorsports career, Alunni Bravi held the position of Team Principal and Managing Director of Trident Racing and General Counsel of ART Grand Prix and Spark Racing Technology, amongst other ventures, and acted as legal counsel for over twenty years.
Alunni Bravi was born in Umbertide, Italy, and grew up in Passignano sul Trasimeno, home to Coloni Motorsport, which competed in Formula One between 1987 and 1991. Since he was young, Alunni Bravi visited the nearby Autodromo dell’Umbria to watch races. In 1999, he graduated with Honours in Civil Law from the University of Perugia and subsequently collaborated as Assistant Lecturer within the Law department for two years.
Alunni Bravi began his legal career representing Motorsports teams, drivers, athletes, and sports event companies. Between 2002 and 2003, he took on the Managing Director and Team Manager role at Coloni Motorsport, which competed in Formula 3000 International. In 2002, the team was runner-up in the championship, collecting four wins with drivers Giorgio Pantano and Enrico Toccacelo.
Alunni Bravi then worked as the general manager of WRC Rally Italia Sardinia for two seasons. From 2005 to 2008, he was the Team Principal and Managing Director of Trident Racing, which debuted in 2006 in the then-GP2 Series. In the following years, Alessandro Alunni Bravi began collaborating with All Road Management and took on the role of General Counsel for ART Grand Prix, Spark Racing Technology, and Birel ART. In 2016, he founded his own management company, Trusted Talent Management, listing among his clients the 2021-2022 Formula E World Champions, Stoffel Vandoorne, Robert Kubica, Christian Lundgaard, and Gianmaria Bruni.
From July 2017 onwards, Alunni Bravi has held the positions of Board Member and General Counsel of Sauber Group. In March 2022, he was appointed Managing Director, overviewing marketing, communications, sales, legal, and finance for the group of companies.
At the start of the 2023 season, Alunni Bravi was appointed Team Representative of the Alfa Romeo F1 Team.
Alessandro Alunni Bravi has lived in Switzerland with his wife and son since 2011. He speaks fluent French and English. He plays tennis in his free time. Passionate about rallies and historic cars, Alunni Bravi took part in the 2022 edition of the Mille Miglia, the annual revival of the iconic endurance race, competing alongside Italian racing driver and TV host Vicky Piria in a classic Alfa Romeo 1900 Sport Spider.prev View full list next