President – Fondazione Compagnia di San Paolo
- Born in Savona in 1953;
- Degree in Electrical Engineer - Politecnico Torino;
- Professor of Electrical Machines of the Polytechnic Turin, former Dean of Engineering at the Polytechnic Turin, former Rector of the Polytechnic Turin, former President of the National Research Council, former Minister of Education, University and Research, former Chairman of Iren SpA, former Chairman of Inwit SpA;
- Chairman of ACRI - Associazione di Fondazioni e di Casse di Risparmio SpA, Chairman of;Fondazione Compagnia di San Paolo, Chairman of Fondazione Bruno Kessler (Trento);
- President of Business School ESCP - Campus of Turin, President of Uni-Italia.