Board Directors' biographies
Gian Maria Gros-Pietro (Turin, 1942).
Chair of the Board of Directors of Intesa Sanpaolo since April 2016, after being Chair of the Management Board of the Bank from May 2013.
He is a member of the Board of Directors of Luiss - Università Guido Carli and a member of the Committee of the Italian Banking Association (ABI) and of AbiServizi. He chairs the Committee of Market Operators and Investors at Consob and is a member of the Corporate Governance Committee of Borsa Italiana. He was the (non-executive and independent) Chair of ASTM (2012-2020), Lead Independent Director of Edison (2005-2019), an Independent Director of Fiat (2005-2014), an independent Director of Caltagirone (2010-2014), Chair of Atlantia (2003–2010), Chair of ENI (1999-2002) and of IRI (1997-1999). From 1994 to 1997, he was a member of the Advisory and Guarantee Committee for Privatisations, established at the Ministry of Treasury.
He was Full Professor of Business Economics at the University of Turin (1980-2004) and at Luiss University of Rome (2004-2012), where he founded and directed the Department of Economic and Business Science (2004-2011). From 1974 to 1995, he was the Director of the Institute for Economic Research on Firms and Growth, the main body of the CNR (the Italian National Research Council) in the economic field.
Paolo Andrea Colombo (Milan, 1960).
Deputy Chair of the Board of Directors of Intesa Sanpaolo since 2016, he also chairs the Remuneration Committee and is a member of the Nomination Committee.
He graduated in Business Economics at Bocconi University of Milan, where he was a research fellow in Accounting and Financial Reporting and is currently a Senior visiting professor.
He is a Founding Member and a Director of Colombo & Associati, a corporate and financial consultancy firm, and Chair of the Board of Statutory Auditors of Humanitas. He has been a Founding Member and Managing Director of Borghesi Colombo & Associati, Chair of Saipem, Chair of Enel, and has served as a member of the Boards of Directors and the Boards of Statutory Auditors of several industrial and financial companies, including ENI, Mediaset, Interbanca, Pirelli Pneumatici, RCS Quotidiani, Tim, Publitalia ’80, Ansaldo STS, Stream, GE Capital Interbanca, Aviva Vita, Winterthur, Credit Suisse, Banca Intesa, Crédit Agricole Assicurazioni Italia, Techint Finanziaria, Alitalia and Montedison.
Carlo Messina (Rome, 1962).
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Intesa Sanpaolo since 29 September 2013.
A graduate of Economics and Business from Luiss University of Rome, he began his career at Banca Nazionale del Lavoro, where he held the position of Manager in charge of the Corporate Finance - Primary Markets and Corporate Finance Department. While developing his professional career, he carried out intense academic activities as Professor of Economics of Financial Intermediaries at the Business Administration Master of the Luiss School of Management and as Professor of Corporate Finance at the Department of Economics and Business of the University of Ancona. In 1992, he joined Bonifiche Siele Finanziaria (Parent Company of the Banca Nazionale dell’Agricoltura banking group), where he held the position of Manager in charge of the Planning and Strategic Control Department. From 1996, he was Manager in charge of Planning at Banco Ambrosiano Veneto and, in 2002, he became the Head of the Planning and Control Head Office Department at Banca Intesa. At Intesa Sanpaolo, in 2007, he was Head of the Value Creation Governance Area, became Chief Financial Officer in 2008, General Manager and Chief Financial Officer in 2012. In 2013, he took on the role of General Manager of the Bank, Head of the Chief Financial Officer Governance Area and Head of the Banca dei Territori Division. In September of the same year, he became Managing Director and CEO, while maintaining the position of General Manager. Since April 2016, within the one-tier corporate governance system, he has been Managing Director and CEO, General Manager and sole executive Board Director.
He is currently a member of the Executive Committee of the Italian Banking Association (the ABI), a Fellow of the Foreign Policy Association of New York, a Visiting Fellow at Oxford University and a member of the Bocconi University Board.
In 2017, he was awarded the “Cavaliere del Lavoro” knighthood by the President of the Italian Republic, Sergio Mattarella.
Franco Ceruti (Brunate, 1952).
A Board Director of Intesa Sanpaolo since 2016, a member of the Board’s Remuneration Committee and the Board’s Risks and Sustainability Committee.
He joined Cariplo in 1973 and has spent his entire professional career within the Intesa Sanpaolo Group. He started to hold management positions in 1982 and gained experience mainly in the local network as Manager at a number of Branches and Offices, as well as Regional Areas of Lombardy, Veneto, Trentino Alto Adige and Friuli. He was a Regional Manager at the Parent Company from 2002, and Manager of the Regional Governance Centre for Milan and its Province from 2008. He was President of the Lombardy Regional Commission of the Italian Banking Association (the ABI) from 2008 to 2014. A former Board Director of Banca Prossima, Intesa Sanpaolo Assicura, and Mediocredito Italiano, he currently sits on the Board of Directors of Intesa Sanpaolo Private Banking and of Intesa Sanpaolo Expo Institutional Contact of which he is Chair. He also chairs the Board of Directors of Società Benefit Cimarosa 1. He has been a member of the Board at the Milan Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Handicraft and Agriculture since 2012 and Chair of Fondazione Innovazione Terzo Settore (FITS) since 2018.
In 2011, by decree signed by the President of the Italian Republic, he was honoured with the long-service star and awarded the title of Master of Labour.
Paola Tagliavini (Milan, 1968).
A Board Director of Intesa Sanpaolo since 2022, Chair of the Board’s Risks and Sustainability Committee and a member of the Board’s Committee for Transactions with Related Parties.
She graduated in Business Economics at Bocconi University in Milan and became Independent Auditor in 1999.
She is Contract Professor at the Accounting Department of Bocconi University and Professor of Risk Management at the Administration, Control, Corporate and Real Estate Finance area of SDA Bocconi, where is Co-director of ERM Laboratory (Enterprise Risk Management).
She is Co-Partner, Project leader of Risk Management Division, of DGPA&co; she was a Director of AON Global Risk Consulting for Italy and Turkey (2009-2011), Senior Manager Corporate Risk and Insurance at the London and Milan offices of Oliver Wyman (2007-2009), Director of the Risk Advisory Business Unit of Marsh Italia and a member of the Advisory Board of Marsh Risk Consulting at the European level (1999-2007).
She is an Independent Director and Chair of the Risk and Control Committee, a member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee, a member of the Related-Parties Transactions Committee at SAIPEM; an Independent Director and Chair of the Committee for Risk&Control and Sustainability at Rai Way; an Independent Director and Chair of the Committee for Risk&Control and Sustainability and of the Related-Parties Transactions Committee at Interpump Group.
She has been an Independent Director of Eurizon Capital Sgr, Eurizon Capital SA, Eurizon Capital Real Asset Sgr, Fideuram Asset Management Sgr, Amissima Assicurazione, Amissima Vita, Amissima Holding, Be-Shaping the Future, SAVE (Venice airport) and DelClima, as well as a Statutory Auditor of OVS, Brembo, RCS MediaGroup.
She has also gained experience in the Supervisory Bodies ex Legislative Decree 231/01 of both listed and not listed companies in the industrial, real estate, financial and insurance sectors.
Liana Logiurato (Milan, 1968).
She is a Board Director of Intesa Sanpaolo since 2022, as well as a member of the Board’s Remuneration Committee and the Board’s Committee for Transactions with Related Parties.
A graduate in Business Administration from Bocconi University in Milan, she earned an MBA and pursued further post-graduate studies at IMD (International Institute for Management Development) in Lausanne.
As a leading board adviser she worked on over $100bn of M&A, JV and licensing transactions as well as raised capital for over $20bn through IPO. She worked as a strategic consultant at Ernst & Young Ltd (Zürich), where she was Equity Partner and Head of Chemicals EMEIA, Strategy e Transactions (2018-2021); she was Global Head of M&A (2011-2017) and Deputy Head of M&A (2010-2011) at Syngenta AG (Basel); she was Executive Director (2001-2009) and Associate Director (1999-2001) at Nomura International plc (London); she was Associate Director (1998-1999) at UBS AG (London & Zürich).
In her professional career, she developed a strong track record in Corporate Defence, ESG and sustainability driven finance and in creating Long Term Stakeholder Value by identifying and originating strategic opportunities for industry transformation and growth in Asian, European and North/South American markets and in several sectors.
Resident in Switzerland, she lectures on M&A, governance and climate finance at IMD in Lausanne, IESE in Madrid and the University of Zürich.
Luciano Nebbia (Palestro, 1953).
A Board Director of Intesa Sanpaolo since 2019 and a member of the Board’s Remuneration Committee.
He began his professional career in 1973 at Istituto Bancario San Paolo di Torino within the local branch network. Subsequently, he held increasingly senior positions at Leasint (a leasing company owned by the San Paolo Group and other leading banks) until he became General Manager in 1995. From 1995 to 1998, he was Country Manager for Italy at the Real Estate Leasing Commission, on behalf of Assilea (an association of Italian leasing companies linked to the Italian Banking Association - the ABI), and became its Vice President at European level.
In 1999, he took over responsibility for the Turin Area at Sanpaolo IMI and, subsequently, he was Head of the Milan Province Area at Intesa Sanpaolo until 2008. From 2009 he was Regional Manager of the Tuscany-Umbria Area and from 2012 Regional Manager for Tuscany, Umbria, Lazio and Sardinia. From 2008 to 2011 he was also General Manager of Banca CR Firenze. He subsequently became a Board Director of Banca CR Firenze and then its Deputy Chair, a position he held until February 2019 when he also ceased to hold the same position at Cassa di Risparmio di Pistoia e della Lucchesia following the merger by incorporation of the two subsidiaries into Intesa Sanpaolo. He was a Board Director of Intesa Sanpaolo Casa until April 2021 and currently serves as Deputy Chair at Equiter. Since 2019 he has been a Board Director of the Parchi Monumentali Bardini Peyron Foundation.
In 2010, he was awarded the title of Commander of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic (Commendatore).
Bruno Picca (Paesana, 1950).
A Board Director of Intesa Sanpaolo since 2016, after being a member of the Bank’s Management Board from 2013, and a member of the Board’s Nomination Committee and the Board’s Risks and Sustainability Committee.
Chartered Account in Turin and Registered Auditor, he is a Board Director of the Voluntary Scheme of the Interbank Deposit Protection Fund.
After working as a researcher at the Turin-based Fondazione Giovanni Agnelli (1971-1974) and following an assignment at SIP S.p.A. (now Telecom) in the management control sector (1974-1976), he worked for all of its professional career at Sanpaolo (now Intesa Sanpaolo), where he held several positions first in the territorial branches and then at the Head Office in the sectors of General Secretariat, Shareholdings, Financial Statements, Management Control, Finance and Branch coordination. In 1997, he was appointed Deputy General Manager “Financial” at Sanpaolo IMI. From 2001 to 2004, he was the Manager of the Italian Banking Network of Sanpaolo IMI Group and also held the position of Managing Director of Banco di Napoli. From the end of 2004 until the end of 2006, he was Chief Financial Officer of the Sanpaolo IMI Group. In 2007, after the merger with Intesa, he was appointed Head of the Administration Governance Area and the Manager responsible for preparing the Intesa Sanpaolo Group’s financial reports and, from 16 June 2008, he served as Chief Risk Officer of the Intesa Sanpaolo Group.
He has held positions in several companies of the Intesa Sanpaolo Group, including: Managing Director Banco di Napoli, Deputy Chair Banque Sanpaolo (France), Chair Sanpaolo Immobiliare, Chair Sanpaolo Imi International SA (Lux), Board Director Cardine Banca, Board Director Crediop, Board Director Sanpaolo IMI Wealth Management, Chair of the Board of Statutory Auditors SEP, Chair of the Board of Statutory Auditors Fispao, Standing Auditor Immobiliare Colonna, Standing Auditor Lingotto Uffici. He has been a member of the Board and of the Executive Committee of the Italian Banking Association (the ABI) and Deputy Chair of Unione di Banche Italiane (UBI Banca).
Livia Pomodoro (Molfetta, 1940).
A Board Director of Intesa Sanpaolo since 2016, Chair of the Nomination Committee.
After graduating in Law from the University of Bari, she entered the judiciary in 1965 and has been Judge and Deputy Prosecutor General at the Milan Court of Appeal, Public Prosecutor at the Milan Juvenile Court, Head of Staff for the Ministry of Justice, President of the Milan Juvenile Court, and Presiding Judge of the Court of Milan.
She has also been Deputy Chair of the Milan Provincial Tax Commission, a Board Director of Il Sole 24 ORE and of the University of Milano-Bicocca, as well as Deputy Chair of the Internationalization Advisory Board of Banca Prossima. In January 2018, she was awarded the UNESCO Chair for “Food Systems for Sustainable Development and Social Inclusion” at La Statale University of Milan. In 2019 she has also been designated contact person for the protection of minors by the Archibishop of Milan.
She is currently a Board Director of Febo, President of the Brera Academy of Fine Arts, President of the NPO Cultural Association “Spazio Teatro No’hma Teresa Pomodoro”, and a Board member of Touring Club Italiano. She is also a member of the Board of the Fondazione Sodalitas and of the Strategic Advisory Board of Nextalia SGR, as well as a member of the Board of Arbitrators of Conciliatore Bancario e Finanziario.
In 2013, she received an honorary diploma from the School of Culture and Art and was awarded the Grand-Croix of the Legion of Honour. In 2015, she was appointed as a Knight Grand Cross (Cavaliere di Gran Croce) of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic by the President of the Italian Republic.
Maria Alessandra Stefanelli (Bologna, 1964).
A Board Director of Intesa Sanpaolo since 2019, a member of the Board’s Committee for Transactions with Related Parties.
She graduated in Economics from the University of Bologna and in Law from the University of Camerino and began her academic career at the University of Bologna, becoming a research fellow in 1992 and an Associate Professor of Economic Law in 1999. In 2006, she took up the post of Associate Professor of Economic Law at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Bologna, where, in 2011, she became Full Professor of Economic Law. In the academic field, she has held executive positions (including Head of Department) and she has been a member of Scientific Commissions and Committees (among others, she is currently Director of the Centre for Advanced Studies for Small and Medium Enterprises, a member of the PhD Board in European Law of the University of Bologna, and a member of the Council of the Department of Sociology and Economic Law of the University of Bologna).
At the University of Bologna, she currently teaches Credit Law and Financial Intermediaries Law. She participates in various research projects, is a speaker at research conferences and seminars, and is the author of numerous publications.
Her scientific work focuses on numerous research topics, including the analysis of functions and instruments issued by public regulators and supervisors for the banking and financial market, the study of the public regulation of business and industrial activity and of the economic and social effects on the market and the production environment.
She is a founding member of the A.D.D.E. (the National Association of Lecturers in Economic Law).
Bruno Maria Parigi (Florence, 1957).
A Board Director of Intesa Sanpaolo since 2022 and a member of the Board’s Risks and Sustainability Committee.
A graduated in Economics from the University of Florence, he attended the course of Economics and Management at ISTAO in Ancona and obtained the Ph.D. in Economics at Rutgers University in New Jersey.
From 1990 to 1994, he was Assistant Professor at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and from 1994 to 1998 a Researcher at Ca’ Foscari University in Venice. In 1998 he was Associate Professor at the University of Padua, where he became Full Professor in 2001 and has been Director of the Master’s in Economics and Finance for several years. He has held Visiting positions at some international financial institutions, among which the European Central Bank, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the Bank for International Settlements.
He is the author of several publications, mainly on international journals. Among the research topics addressed there is systemic risk, the lender of last resort and, in recent years, the study of the impact of the entry of Big Techs into the credit market.
He has been an Independent Director of Intesa Sanpaolo Assicura.
Daniele Zamboni (Milan, 1959).
A Board Director of Intesa Sanpaolo since 2016, Chair of the Board’s Committee for Transactions with Related Parties and a member of the Board’s Risks and Sustainability Committee.A graduate of Economics and Business from Bocconi University of Milan, he is enrolled in the Register of Independent Auditors. From 1985 he performed his professional career at Ernst & Young, where in 1999 he joined the partnership in the FSO (Financial Services Organization) sector. Person in charge of the audit of the financial statements of Italian and international banks, insurance companies and asset management companies, he has also carried out due diligence activities for acquisition transactions and the issue of fairness opinions in relation to capital increases and mergers. From 2005 to 2010, he was Head of the FSO Assurance Division, and, from 2013 to 2016, Head of the FSO Business Development Division. In 2014, he coordinated the activities - performed jointly with the Bank of Italy - connected to the Comprehensive Assessment, specifically with reference to the Asset Quality Review. Until 2016, he was responsible for ISAE 3402 certification at Ernst & Young, in addition to being a member of Ernst & Young’s FSO EMEIA (Europe-Middle East-India-Africa) Supervisory Partner Forum and a Board Director of Reconta Ernst & Young.
He has been a freelance professional since 2016.
Maria Mazzarella (Naples, 1950).
A Board Director of Intesa Sanpaolo since 2016 and a member of the Board’s Nomination Committee and the Board’s Committee for Transactions with Related Parties.
After receiving a degree in Law from La Sapienza University of Rome in 1972, she gained most of her professional experience at Consob (1978 – 2015). In particular, she was the Manager of the Office for Relevant Shareholding (1986 – 1990), the Manager of the Office for Coordination and Problems of a general nature (1990 – 1993), the Manager of the Public Solicitation and Quotation Office (1993 – 1994), the Manager of the Office for Solicitation, Take-over bids and Ownership structures (1995 – 2001), the Manager of the Market Information Office (2001 – 2004), the Manager of the Office for Take-over bids and Ownership structures (2005 – 2011) and the Manager of the Regulatory Strategy Division (2011 – 2015). From 2013 to 2014, she was a professor at Luiss University of Rome for the Master for company lawyers and at Università Cattolica of Milan for the Master in corporate criminal law. From July 2012 to July 2015, she was the President of the Conciliation and Arbitration Chamber at Consob and, in this role, she took part in projects examining the regulations regarding the out-of-court settlement of disputes between savers and intermediaries.
Anna Gatti (Pavia, 1972).
A Board Director of Intesa Sanpaolo since 2019 and a member of the Board’s Remuneration Committee.
She graduated in Business Economics from Bocconi University of Milan, where she received a PhD in Business Administration and Management. She continued her education at Stanford University in Palo Alto (Post-doctoral Program in Organizational Behavior) and at the University of Trento (PhD in Criminology) and in 2002 she worked as a research fellow at the University of California Berkeley.
From 2002 to 2004, she was a Senior Economist for the World Health Organization and, from 2004 to 2007, a partner of the Venture Capital Fund Myqube in Silicon Valley. From 2007 to 2012, she subsequently held the positions of Head of International Consumer Operations at Google, Head of International Online Sales and Operations and Head of Strategic Partnership Operations at YouTube, and Senior Director of Advertising and New Monetization at Skype/MSFT, at their respective Headquarters in Silicon Valley. In 2012, in San Francisco, she co-founded an Artificial Intelligence applied to big unstructured data start-up, which she headed as CEO until 2015. Subsequently, in Silicon Valley she has founded, with two professors from Stanford University, a company that applies artificial intelligence to brain imaging.
Since 2016 she has been working as an Angel Investor in Silicon Valley and since 2021 she has been Associate Professor of Practice of Digital Transformation at the Business Management School of the Bocconi University in Milan.
Starting from 2004 she gained extensive experience as a member of the board of directors of listed and not listed companies in various industrial sectors and markets (among others, Fiera Milano, Ray Way, Lastminute Group and Piquadro). She is a Board Director of WiZink Bank and Wizz Air.
She is a member of the Italian Association of Professional Journalists.
Fabrizio Mosca (Turin, 1968).
A Board Director and a member of the Management Control Committee of Intesa Sanpaolo since 2019.
A graduate in Economics from the University of Turin, he received a PhD in Business Economics from Bocconi University of Milan.
He is Full Professor of Economics and Business Management at the Department of Management of the University of Turin, as well as lead Lecturer in Marketing, Strategic Marketing Management, Digital Marketing & Big Data Management, and Business Strategy at both the aforesaid Department and the School of Management of the University of Torino. For many years he has been a lecturer in the Master’s course in Business Administration at the School of Economics of the University of Turin, at the School of Business Administration of Turin and in the Master Course in Insurance Innovation of University and Polytechnic of Turin. He has also been a lecturer in the Master in European Business (MEB) at the European School of Management – ESPC Europe. He has been a member of the Scientific Committee of various University Master’s courses and a visiting professor at several foreign universities.
Chartered Accountant, Independent Auditor and Court-Appointed Expert, in addition to university teaching, his professional work is focused on corporate advisory services, business valuation, M&A and tax advice for Italian and multinational companies and groups. He is a founding partner of Studio SGVM and has held positions as member of the board of statutory auditors, independent auditor and board director at several companies, including TRW Automotive Holding Italia and TRW Automotive Italia (ZF Group).
He is currently Chair of the Board of Statutory Auditors of Olivetti, DiaSorin Italia and of companies belonging to the Bolaffi Group (Bolaffi, Aste Bolaffi, Bolaffi Metalli Preziosi).
Milena Teresa Motta (Cassano d’Adda, Milan, 1959).
A Board Director and a member of the Management Control Committee of Intesa Sanpaolo since 2016.
A graduate of Economics and Business from Università Cattolica of Milan, she is an Independent Auditor enrolled in the Register of Chartered Accountants.
Since 1982, she has provided corporate consultancy services on competitive strategy, marketing and innovation. In particular, she deals with instruments and methods for the systematic analysis of the market and the competitive environment in order to identify opportunities and threats, as well as with intelligence supporting competitive positioning and the innovation process.
She is teacher of Patent & Technology Intelligence and a member of the Faculty at ICI - Institute for Competitive Intelligence (Germany); teacher of Technology Intelligence and Strategic Roadmapping in collaboration with IfM - Center for Technology Management as well as Industrial Associate at IfM Engage, part of the Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge (UK); teacher of Competitive & Technology Intelligence at the Management Engineering Department of LIUC University of Castellanza.
She has been a founder of SCIP ITALIA (Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals), affiliated with the association SCIP, headquartered in the USA, and a founding member of SCIP's European Advisory Council in Europe.
She has served as Chair of the Board of Statutory Auditors of Trevi Finanziaria Industriale and as a Standing Statutory Auditor at Atlantia, Damiani and Brembo.
Maria Cristina Zoppo (Turin, 1971).
A Board Director and a member of the Management Control Committee of Intesa Sanpaolo since 2016.
A graduate in Economics and Business from the University of Turin, she is a Chartered Accountant enrolled in the Register of Independent Auditors, as well as a court-appointed expert. She has gained extensive experience in corporate and tax matters, also by working as a consultant for medium and large-sized listed companies belonging to multinational corporate groups (such as General Motors, SKF, Houghton, Imerys, the Schoeller Allibert Group, Johnson Electric). She has become an expert in extraordinary transactions, loan contracts, tax disputes, also at international level, and debt restructuring transactions. She has gained in-depth knowledge of the banking and financial regulations, as well as of Organisation Models pursuant to Legislative Decree 231/2001.
She is a partner of BDO Tax & Law, a member of the international BDO network of auditing and consultancy firms, a Board Director of Newlat Food and a Standing Auditor of Juventus Football Club and Michelin Italiana. She chairs the Surveillance Bodies of several companies.
Alberto Maria Pisani (Rome, 1955).
A Board Director of Intesa Sanpaolo since 2016, Chair of Management Control Committee since 2019.
A graduate of Economics and Business from La Sapienza University of Rome, he is a Chartered Accountant and an Independent Auditor enrolled in the relevant professional registers. From 1982 to 2016, he worked at Ernst & Young in the financial/insurance sector; he was admitted to the partnership in 1995 and served as a Board Director acting as a representative of the FSO (Financial Services Organisation) sector, as well as a member of the Partner Supervisor Board. He held the position of partner responsible for the independent audit of leading Italian banking groups, with respect to which he gained experience also in due diligence activities and in securitisation operations; he was also partner responsible for the independent audit of asset management and real estate fund management companies, as well as companies operating in the factoring and leasing sectors. Moreover, he was responsible for professional assignments regarding the analysis and evaluation of the models adopted for the identification of risks and internal controls, as well as the issue of fairness opinions in the context of capital increases or mergers.
Roberto Franchini (Southampton - UK, 1955).
A Board Director and a member of the Management Control committee of Intesa Sanpaolo since 2020.
A graduate in Economics from the University of Salford, he worked in Ernst & Young for over 40 years in Italy, United Kingdom and U.S.A., holding progressively important positions and as a Partner for 27 years.
At Ernst & Young International Ltd in New York, from 1992 to 1995 he focused on audit methodology and international accounting principles. From 1995 to 2018, he worked as an Audit Partner, responsible for the audit of multinational companies operating in a variety of industrial and commercial sectors, and listed on Italian and U.S. stock exchanges. He has been a member of the Working Group of the Italian Accountancy Profession that drafted the Italian Standard on auditor independence (Principio sull’indipendenza del revisore). Independence Leader for Ernst & Young in EMEIA (Europe, Middle East, India and Africa) and Asia-Pacific/Japan (2008-2018). As a member of IESBA (International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants), he contributed to defining ethics standards and auditor independence requirements for the accountancy profession worldwide (2008-2013). In his professional activities, he has served as a member of the board of statutory auditors in many companies and gained extensive experience dealing with regulators and IGOs (Consob, US SEC, UE, OCSE).
Registered Auditor in Italy and Fellow of the ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accounts in England and Wales). He currently serves as Treasurer and a Director of The British Chamber of Commerce for Italy, President of the College of Auditors of Fondazione per l’Infanzia Ronald McDonald Italia.
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