Ownership and Funding

Our Ownership Structure

At IT and General Limited, we pride ourselves on the robust and transparent structure that defines our organization. As a beacon of innovation and reliability in the IT sector, our roots are firmly planted in the ethos of private enterprise and family-oriented business values.

Privately Held Vision

We are a Limited company, registered in England and Wales (Registered Number: 09291031), with our registered office: 20-22 Wenlock Road, London, N1 7GU. Our foundation is built on the bedrock of private funding, which ensures that our focus is unwaveringly on delivering excellence and value to our clients without the shifting priorities that often accompany external funding.

Director-Led, Family-Driven

At the helm of IT and General Limited are our esteemed directors, Mario and Maria. As guardians of our mission and vision, they bring a combined legacy of expertise, commitment, and foresight. Their leadership is not just a professional endeavour but a personal one. As a family-driven enterprise, the values of unity, diligence, and integrity are woven into the very fabric of our corporate identity.


Mario Matinelli


Mario Matinelli is an IT innovator and entrepreneur with over two decades of experience on the cutting edge of technology. His career includes work on high profile projects ranging across diverse and critical industries such as telecoms, airports, financial services, national health services and others. Mario has worked with and for such major corporations as Accenture, Siemens, Telecom Italia, Phillip Morris, Capgemini, Hewlett Packard and the former British Airport Authority.

Personal page: http://mario.matinelli.com


Maria Assirelli


Maria Assirelli is a qualified RIBA ARB Architect and Civil Engineer. She began her career teaching at La Sapienza University and she found the experience of interacting with people highly rewarding and conducive to develop strong and beneficial relationships. She has adopted this approach to her practice through regularly taking on work placement students and regular networking.
Maria is a repeat entrepreneur and as Director of IT AND GENERAL, she is in charge of managing the entire organization with greater focus on marketing and communication. She is a highly effective project manager leading a number of projects in the private and public sector, including education and health care sectors.

Commitment to Independence

Our private funding status not only marks our autonomy but also mirrors our commitment to maintaining an independent streak in our strategic decision-making and operations. This independence is central to fostering a culture of innovation – where ideas can flourish without the constraints often imposed by external stakeholders.

Steadfast on Growth and Stability

The stewardship of Mario and Maria ensures that IT and General Limited is steered towards sustainable growth, grounded in the stability that only a privately funded entity can truly afford. We are steadfast in our journey, growing with our clients, and expanding our reach while remaining true to our foundational values.