The Chairman

Luisa Todini

Chairman 2018 – 2020

Italian, graduated in Law, speaks fluent English, French and Spanish. She has a daughter. In 1985 she began her entrepreneurial activity in Todini Costruzioni Generali within the Human Resources Dep.t, then creating and heading the in-house law department. She co-operated in late 1980’s with Compagnie Générale des Eaux. She was Member of the European Parliament between 1994 and 1999. 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), IPI – Institute for Industrial Promotion Vice- President, owned by Ministry of Finance (2008-10), President of FIEC – European Contractors Industry Federation (2010-12), Board Director of RAI – Italian Broadcasting Television (July 2012 – November 2014), Chairman of Poste Italiane (May 2014 – April 2017). She is owner and Chair of the Holding Company Todini Finanziaria Spa. She is Chair of Green Arrow Capital SGR

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 Director of Salini Costruttori Spa (Salini Impregilo Group parent company)
– 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 the Steering Committee, Project Grow (Generating Real Opportunities for Women)  of Luiss Business School
– 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)
– Member of European Council on Foreign Relations
– Advisory Board Member of CEIBS – China Europe International Business School
– 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

Awards and Prizes

– Mela d’Oro 1999 Prize – by the Bellisario Foundation for her entrepreneurial achievements

-Leonardo Quality Italy 2008 – Prizeawarded to Todini Costruzioni Generali Spa (for keeping high the fame of “made in Italy” with its activities abroad) and handed over to Luisa Todini by Italy’s President Mr Giorgio Napolitano

– Work 2008 Prize(Italy’s Best Manager) – awarded to Todini’s Technical Director, Mr Alessandro Citterio

– Real Estate Award–Gold Brick 2008 Prize for best infrastructure project (Variante di Valico) awarded to Luisa Todini by the Mayor of Rome

– Star for Work Merit 2008 – title awarded to Todini’s Central Production Director, Mr Gianni Ercolani

– MF Lombard Elite 2009 Award “Woman Manager of the year”

– Minerva Prize 2009 – entrepreneurship award for Luisa Todini

– “First Commendable Dubai Site Award 2009”awarded to Todini’s site by its Client, Road Transport Authority

– ANMIL 2010 Acknowledgement – to Luisa Todini “for her significant contribution in fighting against workplace accidents”

– SAMOTER 2011 International Prize – to Todini S.p.A. for its contribution to innovation in the construction industry

– Pushkin Medal 2011 – awarded by President Medvedev “for her contribution to cultural cooperation between Italy and Russia”

– Codacons award “Friend of Consumer” 2012, “for her significant contribution to Italy’s image” as President of Com. Leonardo

Social Commitment

– Foundation “Ing. Franco Todini – Cavaliere del Lavoro” non-profit institution for highly significant humanitarian, social and cultural initiatives. Since over 20 years it grants yearly university scholarships to award winning students.

– Nursery founded by Todini S.p.A. (former headquarters) for its employees and Rome’s IX Municipality (50 places)

– Casa di Cristian – L.Todini supports the first help/reception centre created in Rome by Caritas (Pastoral Body of Italian Episcopal Conference)