Simonetta Iarlori is the Chief People, Organisation and Transformation Officer of Leonardo since October 2017.
She graduated in Theoretical Physics and began her career as a researcher at IBM R&D's Laboratories and then at Pirelli Lab.
In 2001 she joined Value Partner Group as responsible for assisting Companies in developing the technological innovation and improving competitiveness, time-to-market and productivity, helping to manage and achieve the fast transfer of applied research out of laboratories into the market.
From 2008 to 2014, Simonetta worked at UniCredit Group as responsible for monitoring and coordinating a number of innovation programmes and, from 2010, she was responsible for coordinating the operations of 14 banks in Central-Eastern Europe.
From 2014 to 2017, she was the Chief Operating Officer of Cassa Depositi e Prestiti S.p.A., responsible for Human Resources, ICT and Security, Organisation, Logistics, Operations and Procurement.