25 years of professional experience as General Counsel in highly regulated industries ( Oil & Gas, Pharma, Energy). Very fluent in English and bilingual Italian - French; basic knowledge of German. An expert in Compliance (FCPA and other antibribery legislation), Regulatory, Criminal Law ( white collar crimes) and Competition Law. Solid Corporate Governance, Compliance and International Strategy expertise. Trained and qualified as Non-Executive Director. Since May 2014 Independent Director in the Board of Terna SpA - the Italian listed Transmission System Operator. Chairwoman of the Related Parties Transaction Committee ( "Comitato Parti Correlate") and member of the Compensation Committee at Terna SpA. High value and experience in providing preemptive legal support and in dealing at high level with Top Management in complex projects. Focus on strategic thinking, IP, Business Development, Government Affairs, Compliance.Solide expertise in providing legal support also in French or English Prior to the inhouse career move, private practice experience in Milan law firms (1990 - 1994): Law Firm Tavola, De Berti & Jacchia and Traverso & Associati (commercial law, competition law and intellectual property, administrative law and litigation). Member of ICC Competition Law and Practice Committee. Board member in the Italian In-house Counsel Association (AIGI). Member of WCD and Nedcommunity.