Gian Maria Gros-Pietro

Gian Maria Gros-Pietro is currently Chairman of Intesa Sanpaolo’s Management Board, a position he has held since May 2013. He has also been Chairman of ASTM, an industrial holding, since 2012; Mr. Gros-Pietro also serves as the Lead Independent Director in Edison. Previously, he was Independent Director of Fiat (2005‐2014), Chairman of Atlantia (2002‐2010), Eni (1999‐2002), and Iri (1997‐1999). He is Vice President of the Italian Banking Association and a member of the Board of Luiss University, Rome, where he served as Head of the Department of Economics and Business from 2004‐2011.

LUISS, Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali Guido Carli, is one of the most prestigious Italian universities, founded in the mid 1970s – from the reorganization of a previous Roman institution – by wish of a group of entrepreneurs led by Umberto Agnelli.
It is headquartered in Rome and has 4 departments, Economics and Finance, Business and Management, Law, and Political Science, which offer bachelor’s, master’s and PhD degree programs. LUISS also organizes advanced training and postgraduate programs through LUISS Business School, LUISS School of Government, LUISS School of European Political Economy, LUISS School of Law and the “Massimo Baldini” School of Journalism.

The University boasts 17 specialised research centres likethe "Victor Zaslavsky" International Center on Democracies and Democratization, LUISS Lab of European Economics, Center for Labor and Economic Growth, etc. and provides incentives for the mobility of professors and researchers by publicizing individual funding opportunities (for example, Horizon 2020 - Marie Skłodowska - Curie actions, Fulbright and CNR - Italian National Research Council).