Paolo Pietrogrande Chairman - Non-executive and independent director Paolo Pietrogrande Chairman - Non-executive and independent director Paolo Pietrogrande graduated in Chemical Engineering at the “La Sapienza” University of Rome in 1981. He then furthered his education in management at the California Institute of Technology (USA), Insead (France) and lastly at the GE Learning Center in Crottonville (USA). Author of numerous publications, he was also Scientific Director of the Executive Master in Business Administration at the former Alma Graduate School, University of Bologna, and taught leadership, management and marketing at universities such as the Bologna Business School, Columbia University (USA), Istituto Superiore per Imprenditori e Dirigenti di Azienda (Palermo) and LUISS Guido Carli (Rome). He has held operational positions and roles on the board of directors of various European and international companies, including Pirelli S.p.A., Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A., IREN S.p.A. and Ryanair plc. From 1999 to 2001 he was, in particular, CEO of Enel Green Power. He currently sits on the board of directors of Maps S.p.A. and Falck Renewables S.p.A. and is Managing Partner at Netplan Management Consulting LLC.