Chairman of the Board of Directors of Intesa Sanpaolo since April 2016.
Chairman of the Management Board of Intesa Sanpaolo from May 2013 to April 2016. He is also the Chairman of the listed company ASTM and serves as an independent member of the Board of Directors of the listed company Edison. In July 2014 he was appointed Vice President of ABI where he also serves as a member of the Executive Committee. He is a member of the Executive Board of FeBAF (The Italian Banking, Insurance and Finance Federation) and of the Employers’ Association of Turin. He chairs the Scientific Committee of Nomisma and is a member of the Executive Committee of ISPI, the Institute for International Political Studies. He was a member of the National Council for Economy and Labour for ten years. At LUISS University, where he currently sits as a member of the Board of Directors, he served as Head of the Department of Economics and Business from 2004 to 2011. Full professor of Business Economics first at Turin University and then at Luiss University, from 1974 to 1995 he was the Director of CERIS, the Institute for Economic Research on Firms and Growth, the main body of CNR, the Italian National Research Council, in the economic field. In 1997 he was appointed Chairman of Iri with the task of privatising its subsidiaries. In 1999 he was appointed Chairman of Eni where he oversaw the liberalisation of the Italian gas market and the group's expansion in the upstream activities. From 2002 to 2010 he served as Chairman of Atlantia, the leading Italian private infrastructure operator.