Born in Rome on 8 December 1941, Innocenzo Cipolletta chairs the Italian Banking, Insurance and Finance Federation (Febaf) since April 2021, after having served as Vice Chairman since 2013.
Cipolletta is also Chairman of Aifi (the Italian private equity, venture capital and private debt Association), Inpiu’ SpA and Confindustria Cultura Italia (the cultural Association within the Italian Employers’ Association).
He is Senior Advisor of UBS Italy and Chairman of UBS Fiduciaria.
Mr. Cipolletta is a member of several Board of Directors, such as Lunelli S.p.A., the Censis Foundation, Laterza S.p.A., and the Lars Magnus Ericsson Foundation, and a member of scientific committees, foundations, and non-profit associations among which figure the Italian Statistical Society, the Italian Economists’ Society and the International Affairs Institute (IAI).
In the past two decades, he has been Chairman of important public and private companies, such as Assonime (the Italian association of joint stock companies) till june 2021, the Italian Investment Fund, Ferrovie dello Stato (the Italian Railway Company), and Marzotto SpA, in addition to chairing the editorial group Il Sole 24 Ore.
Furthermore, he was General Manager of the Italian Employers’ Association (Confindustria), and he worked for the OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) and ISCO (the Italian National Institute for Conjunctural Studies).
His academic roles include the presidency of the University of Trento (from 2003 to 2018) and several teaching roles at various Italian universities such as La Sapienza University and the LUISS Guido Carli in Rome.
He has also been awarded the honor of Knight of the Grand Cross by the President of the Italian Republic.