Lucia Calvosa — Chairman of the Board, Eni S.p.A.
Lucia Calvosa was born in Rome and has been Chairman of Eni’s Board since
May 2020.
She has an honours degree in Law from the University of Pisa and is Professor
of Commercial Law at the same university.
She has been registered with the Pisa Bar since 1987 and works as a lawyer
dealing with specialised aspects of corporate or bankruptcy law.
She is currently an independent director in the board of CDP Venture Capital
Sgr SpA and Banca Carige SpA and Chairman of the board of directors of Agi
SpA – Eni Group. She is also a member of the General Council of the Giorgio
Cini Foundation.
She was Chairman of Cassa di Risparmio of San Miniato SpA and in that capacity,
she was also member of the Banking Companies committee and Director of the
Italian Banking Association (ABI).
She served as independent director and Chairman of the Control and Risk
Committee of Telecom Italia SpA.
She also served as independent director of SEIF SpA and Banca Monte dei Paschi
di Siena SpA.
She was a member of the Commission for the National Scientific Qualification
for first and second-level university professors in sector 12 / b1 - Commercial
She was a member of the Bankruptcy Procedures and Corporate Crisis
Commission of the National Bar Council.
She carried out studies and research for several years at the Institut fur
ausländisches und internationales Privat- und Wirtschaftsrecht of the University
of Heidelberg and has participated with reports and speeches in numerous
In addition to many publications in leading legal journals and collective works,
she has published three monographs on corporate and bankruptcy matters and
has contributed to leading accredited manuals and commentaries on accounting
She has received numerous awards. In 2005, she was awarded the Order of the
Cherubino, by the University of Pisa, for her contribution to increasing the
University’s standing for its scientific and cultural achievements and for her
contribution to the life and operation of the University.
In 2010 she was awarded a UNESCO medal for having contributed to developing
and disseminating the Italian artistic culture in the spirit of UNESCO.
In 2012 she was awarded the honour of Cavaliere dell’Ordine "al merito della
Repubblica Italiana".
In 2015 she received the "Ambrogio Lorenzetti" award for good corporate
governance, for having been able, as a Director, to introduce scientific rigour
and the value of independence in highly complex and competitive business