Born in Perugia on October 22nd, 1966. Graduated in Law, speaks English, French and Spanish.
She has a daughter.
Main current appointments
Owner and Chair of the Holding Company Todini Finanziaria Spa
Chair of Green Arrow Capital SGR (alternative assets management company)
Chair of Net Insurance Spa (insur-tech company listed on AIM-Alternative Investment Market)
Supervisory Board independent Director of Rothschild & Co. Sca
Board independent Director of SAVE Spa (management of Venice and Treviso airports)
President of Comitato Leonardo – Italian Quality Committee (promoting made in Italy)
Chair of Association Agronetwork (agribusiness sector think tank)
Steering Committee Member of AIFI (Italian Association of Private Equity, Venture Capital and Private Debt)
Board Director of the Foundation “Fabbrica solidale” (created by the Italian Industry Association to help earthquake-hit companies)
Board Director of the Foundation “Child” (research on children and adolescents)
Member of the Women’s Consultation Group of Pontifical Council for Culture (chaired by H.Em. Card. Ravasi)
Chair of the Steering Committee, Luiss Business School Project Grow (Generating Real Opportunities for Women)
Member of European Council on Foreign Relations
Advisory Board Member of “CEIBS – China Europe International Business School”
Advisory Board Member of “Rome Biomedical Campus University Foundation”
Steering Committee Member of the association “Civita” (cultural heritage)
Member of the “Amici dei Lincei” Association Advisory Committee (cultural heritage)
Honorary Chair of FIEC (European Contractors Federation) and of Italy-Russia Dialogue Forum
Main past appointments
She was Member of the European Parliament between 1994 and 1999, Board Member of LUISS Guido Carli University representing the Ministry of Education, University and Research (2004-06), Co-chair of the Civil Society Dialogue Forum between Italy and Russia, IPI-Institute for Industrial Promotion (owned by Ministry of Finance) Vice-President (2008-10), President of FIEC - European Contractors Industry Federation (2010- 12), Board Director of Salini Costruttori (parent company of Salini Impregilo Group, January 2010 – October 2019), Board Director of RAI–Italian Broadcasting Television (July 2012 – November 2014), Chair of Poste Italiane (May 2014 – April 2017) and of Poste Insieme Foundation (April 2015- April 2017), Board Director of LUISS-Guido Carli University (July 2016 – September 2019).
Main awards and prizes
The Mela d’Oro Prize in 1999 by the Bellisario Foundation for her entrepreneurial achievements, the MF Lombard Elite 2009 Award “Woman Manager of the year”, the Minerva Prize for entrepreneurship in 2009, the ANMIL 2010 Acknowledgement “for her significant contribution in fighting against workplace accidents”, the Pushkin Medal 2011 - awarded by President Medvedev “for her contribution to Italy-Russia cultural cooperation”, the Codacons award “Friend of Consumer” 2012, “for her significant contribution to Italy’s image” as President of Comitato Leonardo, the “America Award 2014” by the “Italy USA” Foundation.
Foundation “Ing. Franco Todini–Cavaliere del Lavoro” - non-profit institution for humanitarian, social and cultural initiatives, in particular yearly university scholarships to award-winning students. Nursery - founded by Todini Spa (former headquarters) for its employees and Rome’s IX Municipality citizens (50 seats). Casa di Cristian – Luisa Todini supports the first help/reception centre created in Rome by Caritas (Pastoral Body of Italian Episcopal Conference).