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Paolo Scaroni

Major Career Roles:

  • CEO of ENI
  • Deputy Chair of Rothschild & Co
  • Deputy Chair of London Stock Exchange Group plc
  • Chair of AC Milan football club
  • CEO of Enel
  • Group CEO of Pilkington plc


Other Career Highlights: 

  • Board Member of Veolia Environnement SA
  • Advisory Board Member of the Italian Council on Foreign Relations Inc (CFR)
  • Board Member of Generali Assicurazioni SpA
  • Board Member of ABN Amro Holding NV
  • Chair of Alliance Unichem plc
  • Board Member of BAE Systems plc

Paolo Scaroni has significant international experience from his executive and non-executive career, which encompasses multiple sectors including aerospace & defence, finance, construction & building materials, education, electricity, insurance, oil & gas, pharmaceuticals, and utilities.


Paolo is Deputy Chair of Rothschild & Co, Chair of Giuliani SpA and Chair of A.C. Milan football club.


Paolo was CEO of ENI SpA, an Italian oil and gas company – considered one of the seven “supermajor” oil companies in the world. Prior to this, he was the CEO of Enel, one of the largest utilities internationally. Pilkington was the largest flat-glass producer in the world when he was Group CEO.


From 2000 to 2014 Paolo held a number of Non-Executive positions including; Deputy Chair and Senior Independent Director at the London Stock Exchange Group plc, and Chair of Alliance UniChem plc. Paolo has also been a member of the board of Generali Assicurazioni, ABN AMRO NV, BAE Systems plc, Veolia and Alstom SA.