Born in Florence in 1965, she graduated in political science at the University of Florence in 1989. She started her career in the communication sector at the press office of Fondiaria, where she worked from 1990 until 1994, becoming External Relations Manager at the pharmaceutical company Menarini from 1994 until 1997. She then worked at Enel’s press office from 1997 until 2002, becoming Media Relations Manager in 2000. She then acted as Media Relations Manager at Intesa Sanpaolo from 2002 until 2008, and as Director of External Relations at Wind Telecomunicazioni from 2008 until 2012. After a short interlude as Corporate Communications Director at Alitalia (2012), she became Communication and External Relations Director at Rai from 2012 until 2016. She established Esclapon & Co. in 2016, a consulting company operating in the communication and marketing sector focusing on corporate, institutional, digital, and financial communication, as well as strategic positioning, brand identity, and crisis communication, where she still chairs the Board of Directors. She has been member of the steering committees of FERPI (Italian Federation of Public Relations) and the Advertising Self-Regulation Institute, and has held lectures in business communication at La Sapienza University in Rome and Cattolica University in Milan. She was honored with the Bellisario Award in 2012. She has been Chair of the Board of Directors of RaiCom and member of the Board of Directors of RaiCinema and Pubblicità Progresso, and is currently member of the Board of Directors of Mediaset, Prelios SGR, and FAI (Environmental Italian Fund). She has been a member of Enel’s Board of Directors since May 2020.
Last update: June 10, 2020