Born on 15 March 1951 in Pisa. He holds a degree in Structural Civil Engineering. He has consolidated experience in the management of highly complex infrastructure projects in Italy and worldwide, both in the construction of large-scale works and in the concessions and project financing sectors. Over the course of his career he has held various prestigious posts within the infrastructure sector and has managed some of the most important infrastructure projects within Italy and worldwide, including the foundation of the Italian high-speed railway system with the Bologna-Florence, Turin-Milan, Milan-Genoa lines and, internationally, the doubling of the Panama Canal. He began his professional career in the late ’70s when he followed several electrical and hydroelectric projects in the Middle East. Back in Italy, he worked for Girola, later merged into Impregilo, the first Italian general contractor and one of the most important construction groups in the world. In Impregilo he worked for over 30 years covering important roles within the operating and then the holding companies of the Group, until becoming General Manager and then CEO from July 2007 to July 2012.
In July 2013 and until 2015, he was Chairman of Itinera SpA, a subsidiary of ASTM and one of the main construction companies in Italy.
Since 2015 until 2020 he acted as CEO, achieving important results including the industrial and strategic reorganization process focused on the “One Company” business model, which reached completion with the merger of the subsidiary SIAS into ASTM, the consolidation of the Italian market, the growth on international markets which have made the Group the world’s second largest player in the management of motorway concessions, and the entry of Ardian, one of the world’s leading private equity investment companies, into Nuova Argo Finanziaria.
On 18 February 2020, he was elected Chairman of ASTM. Today he is also Managing Director of Nuova Argo Finanziaria S.p.A. and Chairman of the Board of Directors of NAF 2 S.p.A. and director of EcoRodovias Infraestrutura e Logistica S.A.
Currently, he also sits on the Boards of Director of several of the Group’s subsidiaries and investee companies in the motorway concessions, engineering and technology sectors.
Born in Rome on 4 March 1975. He graduated with a degree in Engineering Management from the “Tor Vergata” University of Rome, specialising in Transport Planning. After beginning his professional career in Texas Instruments, gaining important experiences in Italy and abroad, he has covered different positions, starting from the technology sector, where in a few years he became CEO of Sinelec, ASTM Group’s Information Technology hub. He then moved on to the Motorway Concessionaires sector, holding the position of CEO of SATAP, Torino-Milano, Autostrada dei Fiori, Autostrada Asti Cuneo, and SITAF Traforo del Frejus. He reached the position of CEO in 2018 of SIAS SpA, the Group’s holding company in the sector, listed on the Milan Stock Exchange. Following the merger by incorporation of SIAS into ASTM in December 2019, he was appointed CEO of ASTM.
Born in Tarquinia (VT) on 9 October 1951. He graduated with a degree in Industrial Sciences with a focus on Business and Economics from the Akademie Erisau (Switzerland). He is the founder and CEO of AXEL Glocal Business, a business consultancy firm for strategy, business and financial consultancy. Among the positions held, he is Chairman of OVS (since 2019), Vice Chairman of Fideuram Asset Management (since 2016) and Zignago (since 2022) and is a director of DiaSorin, Clessidra Capital Credit SGR and Pellegrini. He has also been Chief Executive Officer of Il Sole24 Ore (from 11/2016 to 06/2017), Chief Executive Officer of Amplifon Group (from 2004 to 2016) and, after various top positions in Italy and France, Chief Executive Officer of Air Liquide Italia from 1999 to 2004. In the ASTM Group, he was Vice Chairman of SIAS, also acting as Chairman of the Appointments and Remuneration Committee.
Born in Borgo San Dalmazzo (CN) on 30 January 1960. She holds a degree in Political Science and Law from the University of Turin. She works as Notary with expertise and specialisations in civil, commercial, corporate, bankruptcy, tax and fiscal law. Currently, she is Deputy Chairman of Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Torino and Chairman of the Audit Committee. She has been a board member for Banca Fideuram, Impregilo SpA and Unicredit Leasing and Vice Chairman of the General Council of Compagnia di San Paolo. She is the author of numerous publications and has spoken at many conferences on the topic of corporate law.
Born in Murazzano (CN) on 17 October 1941. He holds a degree in Economics and Business from the University of Turin and is a business advisor for companies working in the infrastructure and real estate sectors. He is the founder of A.G. Energia S.r.l., a company operating in alternative energy generation from solar panels. He started his professional career at Impresit S.p.A., a construction company which was part of the FIAT Group, and went on to become its Chief Financial Officer and then its General Manager. Following the merger in 1994 of the main Italian construction companies (Impresit, Girola, Lodigiani and Cogefar) into Impregilo, he became CEO and then Vice President until 2002.
Born in Rome on 29 November 1976. He holds a degree in Business Administration from Luigi Bocconi University in Milan and an MBA from The Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania. He is Senior Managing Director and Co-Head of Ardian Infrastructure Americas. At Ardian, he manages and oversees investments both US and Europe in wide range of infrastructure sectors. Currently, he is also a Director of Ardian US, Windpower Ltd and Maple Canada Solutions. Previously, among others, he served on the Boards of: 2iReteGas, SEA (Chairman of the Remuneration Committee), 3New, HISI. He joined Ardian in 2007. Previously, he worked at Merrill Lynch, in the European Leveraged Finance team in London, UBS Investment Bank in Milan, in the Corporate Finance team, and J.P. Morgan, in the TMT team in London.
With a degree in civil engineering, he has held numerous positions in the infrastructure sector. He is currently Chief Executive Officer of HISI Management, a holding company in healthcare and infrastructure, and Chairman of Genesi Uno srl. He was also Head of Concessions at Techint, Chief Executive Officer of ICOMA, as well as a founding partner and member of the Board of Directors of European Towers SpA.
Born in Milan on October 10, 1964. He holds a degree in Business Economics from Luigi Bocconi University and earned a Master in Science of Management (MBA) from the Sloan School of Management of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology – MIT. In ASTM he is Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee and Chairman of the Related Parties Committee. He is also a Director of Fondo Interbancario di Tutela dei Depositi – FITD, DeA Capital Alternative Funds SGR and Maire Tecnimont. He is a founding partner of Thalia Advisors srl. Previously he was Vice President of Italian Hospitality Collection and Director of SIA and SIAS. He spent his career in investment banking working for Barclays Bank, Lehman Brothers, Merrill Lynch and Nomura in New York, London and Italy. He has also been senior advisor to Long Term Partners and Cassa Depositi e Prestiti.
Born in Catania in 1984, Federica Vasquez graduated with honours in Economics and Finance from LUISS Guido Carli University in Rome. She has been working at Ardian Infrastructure in Milan since 2021, where she holds the position of Managing Director. Previously, he had worked over 14 years in Investment Banking at Deutsche Bank, in the Italian Investment Banking team in Milan and the Global Industrial & Infrastructure team in London. During his career, he has worked on numerous extraordinary finance transactions in Italy and Europe, with a strong focus on mergers and acquisitions, and with a specialisation in the energy and infrastructure sectors.
* Indipendent director