Composition and Members of the Board

The Board of Directors holds the broadest powers for ordinary and extraordinary management, with the power to perform all acts deemed necessary or appropriate for the achievement of the corporate purposes, excluding only those which, by law or by the Articles of Association, are reserved to the competence of the Shareholders' Meeting.

 

The current Board of Directors was appointed by the Shareholders' Meeting on 21 June 2022 for three years (2022-2023-2024), expiring on the date of the Shareholders' Meeting to be convened to approve the financial statements for the year ending 31 December 2024. The majority of Directors are independent in accordance with the CFA and the Corporate Governance Code (11 Directors). Currently, the female gender is represented on the Board of Directors by 8 out of 15 members, in compliance with gender balance regulations.

Chairperson

Luca Dal Fabbro

From June 2022, he will serve as Chairperson of the Iren Group

Born in Milan on 8 February 1966, after a degree in Chemical Engineering from La Sapienza University of Rome and a Master's degree in International Politics from ULB at the Centre des Etudes Internationales et strategiques in Brussels, he studied Advanced Management at the MIT Sloan School in Boston.

He has extensive international management experience in the sectors of industry, finance, energy and sustainability. He has been Chairperson of Snam, Executive Chairperson of Renovit, CEO of ENEL Energia and E.On Italia, member of the Board of Directors of Terna. In addition, he was Deputy Chairperson of the Snam Foundation, Deputy Chairperson of Assoesco and Aiget and headed the Far East desk of the Istituto Affari Internazionali.

He is currently Chairperson of the European ESG Institute, Deputy Chairperson of the Circular Economy Network, adjunct professor at LUISS University and associate professor at LUM University. He published in 2017 the book “L’economia del Girotondo” (The Circular Economy) on issues regarding the circular economy and in March 2022 the essay “ESG - La Misurazione della Sostenibilità” (ESG - Measuring Sustainability) published by Rubbettino.

Deputy Chairperson

Moris Ferretti

Since May 2019, he has been Deputy Chairperson of Iren S.p.A.

Born in Reggio Emilia in 1972, he holds a degree in Marketing from the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia. He gained his professional experience in complex medium - sized enterprises in various sectors ranging from industry to services to distribution, where he held various positions over the years, such as Personnel Manager, Operations Manager, General Manager and Chief Executive Officer. Among the companies Unicarni then Unipeg Group; Assofood; Coopbox Group; CCPL Industrial Group. He has been a member of the Board of Directors and component of Iren's compensation and nominations committee, a member of the Board of Directors of Ireti, as well as Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Iren Mercato.

CEO

Gianni Vittorio Armani

Since 29 May 2021, he has been CEO of Iren S.p.A.

A graduate in Electrical Engineering from La Sapienza in Rome, he completed his studies in Business Administration and Finance Management with an MBA from MIT in Boston. He was director of Strategy, Regulatory and Business Development at A2A, contributing to the setting up and launch of the new business plan. From 2015 to 2018, he served as Chairperson and CEO of Anas S.p.A., leading the company towards joining the Italian State Railways Group, Ferrovie dello Stato. He has served as an independent member of the Board of Directors of SGR F2i. He currently serves as a senior advisor for the Azimut investment fund, as well as a member of the Board of Directors of Ital Gas Storage and the high-tech startup Green Energy Storage. Between 2005 and 2015, he worked for Terna S.p.A. covering roles of increasing responsibility: from Director of Network Planning and Development to Director of Italian Operations to CEO of Terna Rete Italia. Prior to 2005, he worked at Grtn (Gestore della Rete Elettrica Nazionale) until the merger with Terna. Underlying his background, experience in Strategy Consulting at McKinsey & Company and Telecom Italia.

Director

Francesca Culasso



Born in Moncalieri (TO) in 1973, she holds a degree in Economics and Commerce from the University of Turin, where she has been a full professor of Business Economics since 2017. Lecturer in Strategic Planning and Control and Advanced Management Accounting at the Department of Management of the University of Turin, she was elected its Director in 2018.

She is a member of the teaching board of the PhD programme in “Business and Management”, a member of the Governing Council of the “Ferdinando Rossi” School of Advanced Studies (SSST), a member of the Governing Council of the “Struttura Universitaria Interdipartimentale in Scienze Strategiche” (SUISS) and a member of the Management Council of the “Centro Interdipartimentale di Ricerca sul Cibo e Antifrodi” (Interdepartmental Centre for Food and Anti-Fraud Research) of the University of Turin. She is also the University's contact person for the Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Turin, the Politecnico of Turin, the University of Turin and ESCP Business School for collaboration on the ecological transition and transformation of the urban energy system.

She is an affiliate professor at ESCP Business School and an elected member of the Board of Directors of the Italian Association of Business Economics (AIDEA), with responsibility for doctorates and young researchers.

She holds positions as Director and member of internal committees in several companies, and was a member of the Board of Directors, the Management Control Committee and the Related Parties Committee of UBI Banca in the 2019-2020 period.

Director

Enrica Maria Ghia

She has been a member of the Milan Bar Association since 1998. Cassation Lawyer, she is a partner in GHIA Studio Legale Associato with offices in Milan and Rome. Her areas of specialisation are corporate law, commercial law, business crisis law and banking law. She has been involved in corporate restructuring since 2008. She is a lawyer and consultant of major Italian banks and assists numerous domestic and foreign companies operating in the industry and services sectors. She conducts her practice in both judicial and extrajudicial settings. In November 2017, she established JurisNet s.t.a. S.r.l., a law firm with 10 partners and more than 150 affiliates nationwide. In 2018, she established JurisTech S.r.l., an innovative start-up in the legal tech sector developing the JurisPlatform collaboration suite for networks of law firms and in-house legal departments of corporations.

Director

Pietro Paolo Giampellegrini 

Born in Massa in 1968, he graduated in Law in 1994 at the University of Parma, Italy. In 1997 he was admitted to Bar of Massa Carrara, subsequently qualifying to practice in the High Court and the Supreme Court of Cassation. After working for a time as a self-employed lawyer, in December 2016 he was appointed General Secretary of the Liguria Regional Government, a position that involved, among other things, the coordination of the regional council's departments and sectors. He is currently still in the post. From April 2018 to December 2020, he was Special Commissioner of the Regional Tourism Promotion Agency 'in Liguria'. He has also been a Subject Tutor in ICT “Information and Communications Technology” for the Public Administration at the University of Genoa and an Adjunct Professor of the teaching “Territory, Environment and Sustainable Development” supplementary to the official course “Comparative and European Constitutional Law” in the same University.  He has served as member of the Board of Directors of the Carige Foundation and has been a member of the Board of Directors of Cornigliano S.p.A. One of many other positions held until 2015 was membership in the Supervisory Board pursuant to Italian Legislative Decree 231/01 of the Cassa di Risparmio di Carrara. Since 28 June 2019, he has been Chairperson of the Board of Directors of IREN Mercato.