A 1984 graduate with honors of the “Bocconi” University in Milan with a degree in business economics, where he was tenured professor from 1989 until 2010 of accounting and financial statements and where he is currently tenured senior contract professor. He is a founding partner of Borghesi Colombo & Associati, an Italian independent consulting company which offers a broad range of services in corporate finance and business consultancy to Italian and international clients.
He held has been member of the boards of directors of several significant industrial and financial companies, which include Eni, Saipem, Telecom Italia Mobile, Pirelli Pneumatici, Publitalia ’80 ( Mediaset Group), RCS Quotidiani, RCS Libri, RCS Broadcast e Fila Holding (RCS Mediagroup), Sias, Interbanca e Aurora (Unipol Group). Furthermore, he held the office of chairman of the board of statutory auditors of Saipem, Stream and Ansaldo STS, and of member of the board of statutory auditors of Winterthur and Credit Suisse Italy, Banca Intesa, Lottomatica, Montedison, Techint Finanziaria, HDPNet and Internazionale F.C.
Currently, he is director of Mediaset and Versace, and chairman of the board of statutory auditors of GE Capital Interbanca and member of the board of statutory auditors of A. Moratti S.a.p.a. and of Humanitas Mirasole. He is also on the board of directors of the Italy-China Foundation, a member of the management board and council of Confindustria, a member of the management board of Assonime, member of the Board of Directors of ISPI, as well member of the board of relations between Italy and the United States.
He has been Chairman of Enel’s Board of Directors since May 2011.