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Andrea Sironi

Chairman of the Board, Generali

Andrea Sironi is Vice President and a Professor of Banking and Finance at Bocconi University in Milan, where he has been Rector from 2012 to 2016. Since May 2022, he is Chairman of Generali Group and, since May 2021, he is President of the Italian Foundation for Cancer Research (AIRC). From 2016 to 2022 he has been Chairman of Borsa Italiana (the Italian stock exchange). He has been an independent non executive member of the Board of Directors of the London Stock Exchange Group (2016-2021), of Unicredit Group (2018-2019) and of Intesa San Paolo Group (2020-2022).

Professor Sironi has been Chairman of CEMS – The Global Alliance in Management Education - from 2014 to 2016. He has held visiting positions at the Research and Statistics Division of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington, at the Salomon Brothers Center, Stern School of Business (NYU), New York, and at Sciences Po, Paris. At the beginning of his career, he has been a financial analyst at The Chase Manhattan Bank in London.

Andrea's research interests include risk management, regulation of financial institutions, and international financial markets. He has published a number of books and articles in international journals.

He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of ISPI (Italian Institute for International Politics), of the International Advisory Council of Stockholm School of Economics, of the International Advisory Board of Nova School of Business and Economics (Lisbon), and of the Advisory Board of Cometa, a non profit organization assisting children in need