She was born in 1947.
She has been a Director of Luxottica Group S.p.A. since April 27, 2012.
She graduated with honors from Luigi Bocconi University with a degree in Business and Economics.
She is a certified Chartered Public Accountant and Auditor.
She began her career in Arthur Andersen in 1972, where she became a partner in 1984. In 2001 she joined Unicredit Group as Head of Administrative Government; from 2006 to 2009 she was responsible for the Group Internal Audit Department.
From 2011 to February 2016 she was a member of the Board of Directors of Pirelli & C S.p.A. From 2003 to the beginning of 2013, she was Director of Unicredit Audit; from 2010 until 2012 she was member of Unicredit Bulbank Audit Committee and of the Supervisory Board of Zao Unicredit Russia.
In 2011 and 2012 she was also independent director in Gefran S.p.A. From 2002 to 2011 she was in the management “Board of Organismo Italiano di contabilità”, from 2002 to 2009 she was in the in Board of “Fondo Interbancario di Tutela dei Depositi” and from 2006 to 2009 she was member of the Supervisory Body of Unicredit S.p.A.
She is an independent and not executive member of the Board of Directors of Mediobanca S.p.A. and SMEG S.p.A.
She is member of the Board of Statutory Auditors of Unicredit Foundation, Unicredit & Universities Foundation and Fondazione Italiana Accenture, not for profit organizations