Pursuant to Article 10 of the Statute, the FS Italiane Board of Directors is comprised of a minimum of three and a maximum of nine members, appointed by the Shareholders’ Meeting.

Having exclusive expertise on matters of economic and strategic importance, the Board is responsible for managing the company and conducting all necessary operations for the implementation of the corporate purpose. It is also called upon to deliberate on certain matters reserved for the Extraordinary Meeting and on the issue of bonds.

On 26 May 2021, the Meeting appointed the new Board of Directors for the financial 2021, 2022, 2023 years, appointing Nicoletta Giadrossi as Chairwoman.

The Board of Directors of Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane, held on 3 June 2021 under the chairwomanship of Nicoletta Giadrossi, appointed Luigi Ferraris as Chief Executive Officer for 2021-2023.

Nicoletta Giadrossi

Appointed as Chairwoman of the Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane Group since May 26, 2021.

Curriculum vitae

Luigi Ferraris
CEO of Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane Group (appointed on 3 June 2021).

Board of Directors

Pietro Bracco, Stefano Cuzzilla, Alessandra Bucci, Riccardo Barbieri Hermitte, Paola Gina Maria Schwizer


The Ferrovie dello Stato Board of Directors, meeting on 16 June 2021 and chaired by Nicoletta Giadrossi, set up two steering committees to advise the Board.

- The Control,Risks and Sustainability Committee, formed by Directors Pietro Bracco (Chairman), Riccardo Barbieri Hermitte, and Stefano Cuzzilla

- The Governance, Appointments and Remuneration Committee, formed by Directors Stefano Cuzzilla (Chairman), Pietro Bracco, and Alessandra Bucci.

Supervisory council

Chairman: Alessandra dal Verme

Standing statutory auditor: Susanna Masi

Standing statutory auditor: Gianpaolo Davide Rossetti

Standing alternate auditor: Letteria Dinaro

Standing alternate auditor: Salvatore Lentini

Judge of the court of auditors in charge of control

Giovanni Coppola (from 1 January 2020)