Marianna Vintiadis

Marianna Vintiadis is Partner e Head of Forensic Investigations & Intelligence at RSM Italy Corporate Finance S.r.l.
Prior to RSM, Marianna founded 36Brains in 2020 combining her deep knowledge of corporate intelligence and business investigations with an unconditional love for technology. She has a long history working with tech from her early career in technology transfer at the University of Cambridge. When she joined the industry, she first led efforts to open the Italian market to forensic techniques and then to cyber intelligence & data breach response, becoming an authority in these domains. 
Before 36Brains, Marianna rose to become Kroll’s Head of Southern Europe and a member of the company’s risk committee. As a manager she was responsible for both operations and network expansion. 
As a practitioner, Marianna has been involved in some of the industry’s most high-profile and sensitive business intelligence and investigation engagements in the region, spanning many jurisdictions and areas of corporate activity.  Marianna and her team have worked with clients in the private and government sectors across the globe. 
Marianna is distinguished within her sphere and is often quoted in the Italian and international media, including national newspapers, radio, and television. She has several publications to her name and is a frequent speaker at conferences.

Marianna also holds several positions that allow her to share her knowledge and experience:

  • Transparency International (Italia) - Advisory Board Member
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) Italy Chapter - Board Member
  • Officine Dati - Founding Partner
  • Adam Smith Society - Vice Secretary & International Relations Officer
  • The Oxford and Cambridge Society of Northern Italy - Secretary

Marianna often served as a member of corporate supervisory bodies (Organismi di Vigilanza): anticorruption councils required for large companies in Italy. 
Marianna’s expertise is also recognised at an academic level. She regularly holds courses at universities and institutes of higher learning in Italy, the UK and the US. 


  • Co-Founder and CEO of 36Brains, a corporate intelligence and investigation company based in Milan and Berlin.
  • Head of Southern Europe di Kroll.


  • Reputational due diligence
  • Background checks
  • Litigation support 
  • ESG
  • Corporate intelligence
  • Crypto-forensic & whistleblower investigations
  • Non-financial risk


  • Food
  • Chemical - Pharmaceutical/Health
  • Energy - Oil & Gas - Water
  • Fashion
  • Industrial
  • Infrastructure and Transportation
  • Shipping