Gioia Ghezzi

President | FS Italiane

She was born in Milan in 1962. She is an Italian Manager and Chair of Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane. She graduated in Theoretical Physics from Milan University, before taking a Master’s degree in Business Administration with a focus on Finance from London Business School.[1]

She began her career as a system engineer at the IBM European Research Centre in Rome and the IBM Italian Research Centre in Milan. From 1995 to 2001 she was Executive Editor and international manager of the Hard Sciences Business Unit at Harcourt General – Academic Press. She continued her career working from 2001 to 2012 at McKinsey & Company, and in 2013 as CEO of the International Group Risk Solutions at the Zurich Insurance Group.

From April 2012 to February 2013 she was Chief Operating Officer at Willlis Group Holding. In December 2015 she was appointed Chair of Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane.

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