Composition and members of the Board

Under the traditional model of governance adopted by IREN, the Board of Statutory Auditors, acting in complete freedom and independence within the Company and for its elector Shareholders, in accordance with the TUF (Consolidated Financial Act) and the recommendations of the Code, supervises the following:


  • compliance with the law and By-laws, in force pro tempore (including, inter alia, fulfilment of the requirement to prepare and publish the Non-Financial Declaration pursuant to Italian Legislative Decree No. 254 of 30 December 2016);
  • compliance of procedures adopted by IREN with the principles indicated by Consob regarding related parties, as well as respective compliance;
  • compliance with the principles of proper management;
  • the adequacy of the Company's organisational structure for relevant issues, the internal control system and administrative and accounting system and the latter's reliability in correctly representing management operations;
  • the procedures for the practical implementation of the corporate governance rules of the Italian Corporate Governance Code;
  • the adequacy of the Company's instructions to its subsidiaries to ensure proper compliance with the disclosure obligations provided by law.


The current Board of Statutory Auditors was appointed by the Shareholders' Meeting on 06 May 2021 for three years (2021-2022-2023), expiring on the date of the Shareholders' Meeting to be convened to approve the financial statements for the year ending 31 December 2023. All members of the Board of Statutory Auditors meet the independence requirements under the CFA as well as the Corporate Governance Code, as well as the requirements of professionalism and honourability established by regulation of the Minister of Justice in consultation with the Minister of Economy and Finance.



Michele Rutigliano

Born in Milan in 1953, professor at SDA Bocconi School of Management. Formerly, he was a Professor in Economics of Financial Intermediaries and a lecturer in Finance and Corporate Valuation at the University of Verona. Other lecturing work includes teaching at the Bocconi University and the Universities of Brescia and Udine. He specialised in Finance at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He is a Chartered Accountant and Statutory Auditor (Italian Ministerial Decree 15/11/1999, OJ No. 100 of 17/12/1999, No. 102591). Most of his professional activity is in arbitration and technical consulting (official and party- appointed) in banking and finance, damage assessment for infringement of intellectual property rights, corporate and intangible assets valuation. He provides consulting services to the Courts of Milan and Verona. He is the author of numerous publications on business management, banking and finance. He has held numerous positions in corporate bodies of listed and non-listed companies in the industrial and financial sectors.

Standing Auditor

Ugo Ballerini

Born in Pisa in 1947, he graduated with honours in law from the University of Genoa in 1972, and has been general director of FI.L.S.E. since 1980. S.p.A. (Finanziaria Ligure per lo Sviluppo Economico), a regional public-controlled company with share capital of 24,700,565.76 Euro and assets of more than 360 million. He also holds the position of Sub Commissioner Extraordinary for the reconstruction of the Polcevera Viaduct of the A10 highway. During his working career, he has held countless positions on corporate bodies and boards of auditors of subsidiary and non-subsidiary, industrial and financial companies. Certified Public Accountant, enrolled under No. 3143 (Ministerial Decree of 12/04/1995 OJ No. 31BIS of 21/04/1995) in the Register of Auditors, he has published numerous essays and articles in newspapers and specialised journals, he has been a speaker at international conferences and conventions and has been called on to serve on various scientific committees.

Standing Auditor

Simone Caprari

Born in Reggio Emilia, he is an associate of Baldi & Partners Avvocati e Commercialisti (Reggio Emilia). He is a former Chairperson of the Union of Young Chartered Accountants of Reggio Emilia and the Regional Coordinator for Emilia Romagna. In 2000, he received a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from the University of Parma, in 2006, the Qualification to practice as an Auditor and Chartered Accountant, and in 2012, the Qualification to the specialisation course "Experts in Financial Markets" organised by Borsa Italiana Spa and the National Council of Chartered Accountants. He has gained specific expertise in corporate and tax consulting; drafting financial statements, budgets and business plans; M&A and Financial Advisory transactions; Accounting and Business Due Diligence; boards of auditors in listed and unlisted industrial companies; auditing; management consulting and business process reorganisation.

Standing Auditor

Cristina Chiantia

Degree in Economics, Certified Public Accountant registered in the Register of Certified Public Accountants and Accounting Experts of Turin, registered in the Register of Auditors and the Register of Auditors of Local Authorities; Speaker at the School of Advanced Training of the Order of Certified Public Accountants and Accounting Experts of Turin - Practitioners Course Special Module "The Business Crisis"; Secretary of the National Commission of the Board of Auditors - UNGDCEC (National Union of Young Certified Public Accountants and Accounting Experts). She holds office as a Statutory Auditor in companies in the energy, additive manufacturing, consulting and investment sectors.

Standing Auditor

Sonia Ferrero

Born in Turin, Italy in 1971, a graduate of the University of Turin with a degree in economics and business administration, a certified public accountant and auditor. Since 2004 in Milan, she has worked with leading Italian tax law firms and has held and still holds numerous positions in corporate bodies of listed and unlisted, industrial and financial companies.