Graduated with honors in Economics and Business from the "Bocconi" University in Milan. A certified chartered accountant and auditor, as well as auditor authorized by the U.K. Department of Trade and Industry, he acquired broad experience through the PricewaterhouseCoopers network as the external auditor of important Italian listed companies, including Fiat, Telecom Italia, and Sanpaolo IMI. He was the chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers S.p.A. from 1997 until July 2007, when he resigned from his office and ceased to be a shareholder of that firm because he had reached the age limit provided for by the bylaws. After serving as, among other things, member of the Edison Foundation's advisory board and the Bocconi University's development committee, as well as chairman of the Bocconi Alumni Association's board of auditors and a member of the board of auditors of the ANDAF (Italian Association of Chief Financial Officers), he was chairman of the board of statutory auditors (and then regular auditor) of Exor until January 2016 and of GTech until April 2015, chairman of the board of auditors of Compagnia di San Paolo and of Silvio Tronchetti Provera Foundation, as well as chairman of the board of statutory auditors of Tosetti Value SIM. Chairman of the board of directors of Orizzonte SGR until October 2016, he was also an independent director of Autostrade Milano-Torino and Sella Gestione SGR. Member of the Ned Community, the Italian association of non-executive directors, he currently holds high offices on the boards of directors and the boards of statutory auditors of important Italian and foreign companies, associations, and foundations, serving as chairman of the board of auditors of the Foundation for the school of the Compagnia di San Paolo and ISPI (Institute for the Study of International Politics), as well as member of the board of directors, senior non-executive director and chairman and financial expert of the audit committee of Ferrari, member of the board of directors as well as of the audit, risk management and corporate governance committees of the Turkish listed company Tofaş, member of the board of statutory auditors of Basic Net and member of the board of auditors of the Intesa San Paolo Foundation. He has been Chairman of Enel's Board of Statutory Auditors since April 2010.
Last updating as of: August 31, 2018