Chairman of ASTM from April 26, 2023.
Partner of the BonelliErede law firm, he is an expert in civil and corporate law as well as international relations and economic diplomacy. He held important academic and institutional roles, including a member of the Italian Chamber of Deputies from 2001 to 2018. Between 2008 and 2018, he held the role of Minister in three different Ministries, such as Minister of Justice, Minister of the Interior, Minister of Foreign Affairs. He held the position of Vice-President of the Council of Ministers between 2013 and 2014. He was a member of the Council of the European Union for the Justice and Home Affairs sector and a member of the Council of the European Union for Foreign Affairs. During the semester of the Italian presidency in 2014 he chaired the Council of Ministers of Internal Affairs of the European Union. In May 2009 he chaired the G8 Justice, in 2013 the G6 of Interior Ministers, in 2017 the G7 of Foreign Ministers and again in 2017 the UN Security Council. He is currently Chairman of the De Gasperi Foundation as well as Chairman of Policlinico San Donato SpA. He is adjunct professor of the course «Islam in Europe: migration, integration and security» at the Luiss University of Rome as part of the master’s degree in political science.
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, the Group’s 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 (Viterbo) 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 specialising in strategy, business and finance. His current positions include Chairman of OVS (since 2019), Deputy Chairperson of Fideuram Asset Management (since 2016), and Director of DiaSorin, Zignago Vetro, Clessidra Capital Credit SGR and Pellegrini. He was also CEO of Il Sole24Ore (from 11/2016 to 06/2017), Chief Executive Officer of the Amplifon Group (from 2004 to 2016), and after various senior positions in Italy in France, he was CEO of Air Liquide Italia from 1999 to 2004. In the ASTM Group he was Deputy Chairman of SIAS and has also served as Chairman of the Appointments and Remuneration Committee.
Born in Borgo San Dalmazzo, Cuneo, on 30 January 1960. She holds a degree in Political Science and Law from the University of Turin and works as a notary, specialising in various areas of civil, commercial, corporate, bankruptcy, fiscal and tax law. She is currently Deputy Chairwoman of Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Torino and Chairwoman of the Audit Committee. She has previously been a board member for Banca Fideuram, Impregilo SpA and Unicredit Leasing, and Deputy Chairwoman of the General Council for the 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, Cuneo, 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 founded A.G. Energia S.r.l., a company working in renewable energy generation from solar panels. He started his career at Impresit S.p.A., a construction company part of the FIAT Group, and went on to become its Finance Director and then General Manager. Following the merger in 1994 of some of Italy’s leading construction companies (Impresit, Girola, Lodigiani and Cogefar), he served as CEO and Deputy Chairman until 2002.
Born in Alessandria on 13 October 1965. He obtained a degree in Economics from Kensington University in Glendale, California. He holds various positions within the Gavio Group, operating in the motorway concessions, construction and engineering, transport and logistics, technology and yachting sectors. He is currently Chairman of Aurelia S.r.l. – the Gavio family’s holding company – and Nuova Argo and is a Director of Ecorodovias Infraestrutura e Logistica SA, Brazil’s leading motorway operator. He is also Chairman of Baglietto, a historic Italian yacht building brand and is a member of the boards of directors of several companies in the transport, logistics, services and sports sectors.
Born in Roma 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.
Born in Rome on 12 October 1953, graduated in Civil Engineered in 1976 from La Sapienza University, Rome (Unitelma Sapienza). He is currently Chief Executive Officer of HISI, a holding company that invests in risk capital in healthcare and public infrastructure concessions. He is also Chief Executive Officer of HISI Management, which manages controlled concessions on behalf of HISI, and Chairman of Genesi Uno and Genesi Due, healthcare concessions in Legnano and Alba-Bra. He was appointed to the Board of Directors of ASTM in 2021 and has been a director of Itinera since 2018. He has held numerous positions in the infrastructure sector, including Head of Concessions at Techint, CEO of ICOMA, and founding partner and director of European Towers SpA. He was previously Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer of CogefarImpresit.
Born in Milan on 10 October 1964. He holds a degree in Business Economics from Luigi Bocconi University and earned an 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. Previously, he was Vice President of Italian Hospitality Collection and a Director of SIA, DeA Capital Alternative Funds SGR, Maire Tecnimont 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 was also senior advisor to Long Term Partners and Cassa Depositi e Prestiti and is now senior advisor to the CEO of Deloitte Italia.
Born in Rimini on 17 December 1964. She is a partner in the Bonelli Erede law firm, where she is head of the Dubai office and Coordinator of the Ecological Transition Focus Team and the Project Finance Department. She is currently Chairwoman of the Central Bank of the Republic of San Marino and a member of the Board of Directors of ICM SpA, a grouping of industrial companies operating mainly in the construction sector. She graduated with honours in law and is a qualified lawyer in Italy and in England and Wales. She began practising law in London at Allen & Overy where she worked in project finance. She was part of the team that assisted the banks in the first Italian project finance operation (Rosen 1995) and since then has been involved in all market first transactions in Italy in all sectors (energy, water, waste, hospitals, metro systems, roads and motorways). She was Chairperson of Acea, a municipal company in Rome active in the water, waste, energy and electricity distribution sectors, and Chairwoman of Cassa di Risparmio di Cesena.
Born in Catania in 1984, Federica Vasquez graduated with honours in Economics and Finance from LUISS Guido Carli University in Rome. She has been Managing Director of Ardian Infrastructure for which he has been working in Milan since 2021. Previously, she spent 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 her career, she has worked on several 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