Born on 25 October 1963, she graduated with honours in Electronic Engineering from the State University of Genoa in 1987.
After a career in the technical field, she developed extensive experience as General Manager and Chief Executive Officer of complex realities. Over the last 10 years, she has further consolidated her extensive experience as a non-executive Director in important Italian and foreign companies, chairing Advisory Committees and holding the role of Lead Independent Director.
Since May 2019, she is Chairperson of Sagat S.p.A., the managing company of Turin airport.
Since April 2018, she is an independent Director of ERG S.p.A., and a member of the Control and Risk Committee and of the Strategic Committee.
Since April 2019, she is an independent Director of Fincantieri S.p.A., a member of the Remuneration Committee and Chairperson of the Sustainability Committee.
Since September 2019, she is also an independent Director of Trevi Finanziaria Industriale S.p.A., Chairperson of the Nominations and Remuneration Committee and member of the Committee for Related Party Transactions.
She is Founder and President of the Furio Solinas Onlus Foundation, a non-profit organisation with charitable purposes. In 2016 Federmanager - Aldai awarded her the “Merit and Talent” award. She is Cavaliere al Merito of the Italian Republic.
She developed her career in Marconi S.p.A., a leading company in telecommunications technologies, gradually acquiring roles of increasing responsibility and becoming Senior Vice President for Strategies of Marconi Mobile S.p.A.
In 2001, she joined the Sirti Group, a leader in the field of engineering and plant engineering of telecommunications networks, initially holding the position of Director of Strategies and Business Development. She was subsequently appointed General Manager of the Group and finally Chief Executive Officer.
From 2011 to 2019, she was CEO of Gruppo Fabbri Vignola S.p.A., a leader in the food packaging sector for fresh products, which received the award of “Excellent Company” from the SME/Global Strategy by virtue of the profitability results achieved in the 2012- 2016 five-year period.
From 2011 to 2014, she was an independent Director of ATM - Azienda Trasporti Milanesi, also holding the position of Chairperson of the Supervisory Body.
From 2012 to 2016, she was a non-executive Director of Eutelsat S.A. and a member of the Audit Committee.
From 2014 to 2018, she was a non-executive Director of Banca Farmafactoring S.p.A., chairing both the Remuneration Committee and the Committee for Transactions with Related Parties.
From 2012 to 2019, she was an Independent Director of Gedi S.p.A., acting as Lead Independent Director, Chairperson of the Control and Risk Committee and member of the Committee for Transactions with Related Parties.
From 2010 to 2019, she served as an independent Director of SNAM, where she was Chairperson of the Control, Risks and Committee for Related Party Transactions and a member of the Remuneration Committee, after chairing it for three years.