Independent non-executive director
Born in Cento (FE) in 1974, she graduated in Law at the University of Bologna, where she also collaborated as teaching assistant with the civil law department of Prof. Ugo Ruffolo. She has been licensed to practice law since 2001. Since January 2017 she has held the role of Senior Counsel Operations Italy and Spain for LyondellBasell, a Company listed on the NYSE, among the top five groups in the chemical sector in the world. For LyondellBasell she is responsible for overseeing all legal areas that could have an impact on their production activities and R&D in Italy and Spain (three production sites and the most important Research Centre in the world) with a particular focus on Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Procurement, in addition to the coordination of legal affairs for the HSE, Compliance and Corporate areas. She started her career as company lawyer in July 2000 when she entered Datalogic S.p.A. - world leader in the automatic acquisition of data and process automation - of which she followed the listing at the Mercato Nuovo (New Market) of Borsa Italiana and in which she held various different roles of increasing responsibility in the legal department and intellectual property rights area. Between 2004 and 2009, she followed the growth of the Group by acquisitions, coordinating the legal aspects of all M&A operations in Italy, the United States and Asia. From 2009 to 2015 she was Group General Counsel and Head of Intellectual Property for the Datalogic Group, as well as member of the board of directors, with powers for legal affairs and intellectual property, in some subsidiaries of the Group. Alumnus of the London Business School where she attended the ADP program in General Management in 2008.