Who is Dr. Pinna?
Dr.Pinna was born into an Italian and Austrian family and was exposed to English, Italian and German. He managed to learn these three languages plus Spanish and French as an adult. He has four children, two of whom are also doctors.
Education & Career
After graduating from high school he joined the U.S. Marine Corps and spent three years as a meteorologist with the Marine Corps Air Force. He then graduated with a BA degree in Economics from the University of the Americas in Mexico City. After returning to the U.S. he worked on a Merchant Marine ship as a Purser, traveling to most parts of South America.
He finished the courses for a Masters Degree in Philosophy at The New School for Social Research and then went on to study medicine at the University of Bologna in Italy. As a physician he worked as an Emergency Doctor in a large city hospital in Florida. He then opened his own clinic.
Dr.Pinna founded Foreign Currency Exchange Corp (FCE) in 1987. FCE was subsequently sold to the Bank of Ireland. He then became, and is currently a member of, the Board of Directors of Currency Exchange International (CEIFX), whose CEO is his son Randolph Wolfgang Pinna. Dr. Pinna is strongly involved in the Foreign Currency market even today.
He has written several articles for Barrons and has numerous posts published in the Financial Times under the pen name of “il Sardo”. His words continue to circulate around the world with thousands of unique visitors daily from around the globe visiting his website drpinna.com. He has authored several electronic books, including the Economic Riptide.