Francesca Carlesi

Francesca Carlesi

Founder & CEO


Francesca Carlesi, the CEO and founder of Zestate, is an innovator in the property and mortgage industry. She completed her Diploma in Leadership and Public Policy from Harvard Kennedy School, which honed her leadership skills and gave her a deep understanding of policy frameworks and strategic management principles. Francesca's vision for Zestate is centred around a customer-centric approach, utilizing technology and innovation to streamline processes and enhance user experiences.


  • Diploma, Leadership and Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Ph.D, Banking and Finance, University of Rome Tor Vergata


  • Digital Strategy
  • Strategic Financial Planning
  • Financial Modeling
  • Executive Management
  • Venture Capital
  • Business Transformation