Board of Directors

Carlo PesentiPresident
Giulia Pesenti – Vice President
Giorgio Barba Navaretti – Director
Ferruccio De BortoliDirector
Daniela HamauiDirector 
Marco ImperadoriDirector
Matteo KalchschmidtDirector
Donato MasciandaroDirector
Veronica Squinzi – Director


Sergio CrippaSecretary General



Carlo Pesenti

Born in Milan on 30th March 1963. Graduated in Mechanical Engineering – Polytechnic School of Milan.  Master’s Degree in Economics & Management – Bocconi University, Milan. Married, father of six children.  Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer of the Italmobiliare S.p.A.. In addition to his posts in the Italmobiliare Group (including CEO of Italcementi from 2004 until 2016 when the Italcementi investment was sold), he has been a director of leading stock-listed companies. Read more


Giorgio Barba Navaretti is Professor of Economics at the University of Milan, Distinguished Visiting Faculty at Sciences Po, Paris, Research Fellow of CEPR and Scientific Director of the Centro Studi Luca d’Agliano. He has been working extensively on the economics of multinational firms, on firms’ dynamics and competitiveness, on international banking and capital markets and on several other international economic policy issues. Read more


Ferruccio de Bortoli has been a professional journalist since 1975. He began his career at the Corriere d’informazione, and then began to contribute to the Corriere della Sera in 1979. He was managing director of the Europeo and the Sole 24 Ore, before going back to the business managing director position at the Corriere della Sera in 1987. In 1993, he became deputy editor of the Corriere della Sera, a newspaper he ran twice in his career, first from 1997 to 2003. Read more


Daniela Hamaui is well known personality for having created and directed since 1996 “D la Repubblica delle donne”, a ground-breaking Italian women’s news magazine. The magazine became soon one of the flags of women’s emancipation in Italy, and Dr. Hamaui, through its pages and thanks to her civic commitment, led a modern campaign to enhance the role of women in our society. Daniela Hamaui was born in Cairo, Italian nationality. She graduated in Modern Letters from the University of Milan (Università degli Studi). Read more


University Professor at Politecnico di Milano, holder of the chair of Design and Technology Innovation at the Faculty of Building Engineering-Architecture. He is Delegate of the Rector of the Politecnico for Far. Researcher, he has published books and articles in trade magazines in Italy and abroad, where he is invited for seminars and conferences on issues of sustainability and energy saving. He represents the Politecnico di Milano in the European research networks Active House Alliance and Android. Read more


Full Professor of Project and Innovation Management at Engineering Department of Università degli Studi di Bergamo. Responsible of the Management Engineering Master Program at University of Bergamo. Responsible of the Real Cities | Bergamo 2.035, joint research project between University of Bergamo and the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University. Read more


Professor of Economics of Financial Regulation at Bocconi University andSDA Professor. Since January 2017, he is Ettore Bocconi Department of Economics Liaison Officer at SDA Bocconi School of Management. He is Head of Ettore Bocconi Department of Economics since 2013 and President of Baffi Carefin Centre for Applied Research on International Markets, Banking, Finance and Regulation since 2015. He conducted many research, training and consulting projects with some international organizations (International Monetary Fund, World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, United Nations). Read more


A member of the sixth generation of the Pesenti family, she is actively involved in a variety of social responsibility projects, in collaboration with local organizations, focused on education (as a tool for women’s empowerment and integration), youth training programs (enhancing the humanistic approach not simply as a field of study, but also as a means to read complexity), and migration flow management.


Mapei Group Global Development Director. After a period in the Controlling Department of Mapei, starting from 1999 she moved to Mapei Strategic Planning Department and she is nowadays Global Development Director. After a period in the Management Control Area of Mapei, since 1999 she joined the Strategic Planning Area and is currently Head of Global Development. He is a member of several Executive Committees including Assolombarda General Committee, the Executive Council of the American Chamber of Commerce, the Superior Council of Bankitalia Milan headquarters, the ISPI (Institute for International Political Studies) Board of Directors.



Secretary General of the Pesenti Foundation, Senior Advisor for Italmobiliare’s Communications and International Affairs. Graduated in Communication Sciences, he is a professional journalist and professor of Communication Strategies at the second-level Master in Media Relations, Cattolica University of Milan. Read more


Bylaw of the Pesenti Foundation