Francesco Perrini

Regular Statutory Auditor

In office since May 2015 
Belonging list: majority (Ministry of Economy and Finance) 


Born in Bari on 10 December 1965. 

Appointed Regular Statutory Auditor of Leonardo in the Shareholders’ Meeting held on 11 May 2015 (first appointment) and his term of office was renewed in the Meeting of 15 May 2018. Graduated in Business Economics at the Bocconi University in Milan. He has been ITP at the Stern School of Business, New York University, Visiting Scholar at the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. He is a Full Professor of “Business Economics and Management” at the Management and Technology Department of the Bocconi University, the Rector’s Representative for the Presidency of the Sustainability Committee, Full Professor of “Accounting, Control, Corporate and Real Estate Finance” at SDA Bocconi School of Management, where he is the head of the Sustainability Lab of the CDR – Claudio Demattè Research Division. He was the director of the Degree Course in Business Administration and Management (CLEAM), the director of CRESV - Centro di Ricerche su Sostenibilità e Valore (Research Centre for Sustainability and Value), M&A Observatory and Observatory on Business Crisis and Restructuring of Bocconi University; the Head of CSR Unit - "Business Ethics and Social Issue in Management" of the management and technology department, the director of MAGER - Master in Sustainability, Green Management, Energy and CSR (World Rank #1) and for ten years the Chair of Social Entrepreneurship. 

He has been working in the Finance sector since 1990, holding various positions at finance and non-finance companies. At present: he is Chairman of Brera Advisory S.p.A., Regular Statutory Auditor of Leonardo International S.p.A. and Raccorderie Metalliche S.p.A.; Judicial Liquidator of Fondazione San Raffaele Monte Tabor and Special Commissioner of Infocontact (formerly Prodi-bis). 

He is the author of a number of national and international publications regarding strategic finance, business valuation, corporate governance and sustainability issues.