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Fabio Gallia

Senior Advisor
During his over 30-year career, Fabio operated at the highest levels of the banking and investment industry where he led as CEO several financial institutions and acted as a trusted advisor to entrepreneurs, private equity and infrastructure investors. He brings to Centerview his leadership experience, his strategic, operational and transactional skills, his international and institutional exposure.

He was recently the General Manager of Fincantieri, the world leading shipbuilding company: €7bn revenue, 21k employees; active in the cruising, naval and off-shore sectors, with a global manufacturing footprint.

Prior to that, Fabio was a CEO of Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP), the Italian Sovereign Wealth Fund whose activities encompass lending to public authorities and corporates, infrastructure projects; equity investments (strategic long-term equity, private equity and venture capital) and real estate. CDP, with assets in excess of 400 bn USD, was and still is the largest investor in the Italian Stock Exchange with stakes in companies like Eni, Fincantieri, Poste Italiane, Snam, Terna, Italgas, Saipem.

He was previously CEO of BNL-BNP Paribas Group and member of the Group Executive Committee. With revenue of €5bn, total assets in excess of €110bn and 20k employees, the Group Italian activities include: commercial and investment banking, asset management and insurance, consumer finance and real estate.

Before that, he joined Capitalia Group, then Italy’s third largest banking Group, as Co-General Manager and CFO and later as CEO of Fineco and Banca di Roma.

Prior to joining Capitalia, after a stint at Accenture, he worked for Ersel AM, the then-leading Italian independent asset management firm.

He is an independent board member of Edison (Italian leader in the energy market, €9bn sales, listed on the Milan Stock Exchange and part of EDF Group). He also serves as a member of the board of Telethon Foundation (world-leading research institution focusing on rare genetic diseases) and as a member of the Audit Committee of the European Society of Cardiology.

He was Senior Advisor of Brookfield Asset Management and member of the European Business Heads board. He was an independent board member of several industrial companies and institutions within the financial industry, including Borsa Italiana (the Italian Stock Exchange).

In June 2013, he was awarded the Order for Merit of Chevalier de l’Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur de la République française. In May 2015, he was awarded the Order for Merit of Cavaliere del Lavoro della Repubblica Italiana. In February 2019, he has been conferred a PhD Honoris Causa in Management, Banking and Commodity Sciences by La Sapienza University in Rome.

He is currently resident in Rome. He is married with two children.
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