The Committee for Transactions with Related Parties comprises three independent directors. The Committee, appointed according to the relevant Regulation on the matter, is in charge of the preliminary exam of the Company’s transactions with related parties. The degree of involvement and scope of its activity is related to the significance of the transactions, as set up in the Procedure for Transactions with Related Parties.
Director since July 29, 2021
She holds a degree in Law from the University of Milan, and is specialised in corporate law and business administration, with a Master of Laws from Columbia University and an M.B.A. from INSEAD.
She is a member of the Italian Bar Association since 2006 and of the New York State Bar Association since 2008.
From 2007 to 2012 she was an associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York.
She is a partner at Casella e Associati in Milan since 2014.
She is a Director of Banco di Desio e della Brianza S.p.A. and of Arnoldo Mondadori Editore S.p.A.
Director since April 19, 2017
Degree in Law from the University of Catania. She has been a member of the Italian bar association since 1996, and has a specialisation in real estate finance.
From 1996 to 2005, she worked in banking and finance law at Clifford Chance (Rome-London) and Allen & Overy (Milan). From 2005 to 2017 she was with Lehman Brothers (London-Milan) holding various positions in the Global Real Estate Group and - since 2008 - in Administration. Since 2014 she has been Founder member and Chief Executive Officer of Restar, a non-performing loans platform for the US Varde Fund, which was sold and merged with Guber Banca, in which she served as Head of Real Estate until April 2022.
She is Chief Executive Officer of Il Sole 24 Ore S.p.A. since April 27, 2022.
She is a Director of Zurich Investments Life S.p.A. and Tecma Solutions S.p.A.
Director since July 27, 2017
Full Professor of Political Economics at the University of Turin and a member of the Accademia Europea; Scientific Coordinator of the Centre for Research on Pensions and Welfare Policies (CeRP); Vice President of SHARE-ERIC (Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe); Honorary Senior Fellow at the Carlo Alberto College, Research Fellow at Netspar - Network for Studies on Pensions, Aging and Retirement and Policy Fellow at the IZA - Institute of Labor Economics in Bonn.
She is also a member of the Research Committee of the International Network on Financial Education (INFE) of the OECD and of the Scientific Committee of GFLEC (Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center, Washington DC) and columnist for La Stampa.
She is a Director of Buzzi Unicem S.p.A.
From November 16, 2011 to April 28, 2013 she was Minister of Employment and Social Policies, with responsibility for Equal Opportunities, in the government formed by Mario Monti. As Minister, she introduced reforms in pensions and the jobs market (approved by Parliament at the end of 2011 and in mid-2012 respectively).
She has published articles on public and private pensions systems, pensions reform and the jobs market, the ageing population, household savings, pension and life insurance decisions.
She is very active in the field of economic and financial education in the dual role of disseminator and researcher.