Chief Strategy Officer

He has been Chief Strategy Officer at the Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane Group since October 2021.

From february 2020 to october 2021, he was the CEO of ILSA Rail in Spain, a joint venture between the Ferrovie dello Stato Group and the Spanish group, Air Nostrum.

In 2002 he joined the Strategy Department of the FS Italiane Group, of which he was a Director from 2015 until june 2020. At the same time, he held various positions on the boards of FS Group operating companies, both in Italy and abroad, which included:

  • Director at FS Logistica in Rome
  • Director at ATAF Gestioni in Florence
  • Director at Netinera Deutschland Gmbh in Germany
  • Director at Qbuzz in Holland
  • President of Mercitalia Rail in Rome
  • President of Mercitalia Intermodal in Milan


He was in charge of the FS Group’s Strategic Plan for 2019-2023 and the Business Plan 2017-2026 for intermodal development. Between 2000 and 2002 he was head of Operational Control in the Network Department, first at BLU and then at Wind. He started his career in 1999 at Andersen Consulting Spa, now known as Accenture, in the Product Market Unit.

Fabrizio Favara was born in 1975, and graduated in Economics and Business at the LUISS Guido Carli University in Rome in 1999.