Francesca Isgrò

Francesca Isgrò


Francesca Isgrò has been Chair of the Board of Directors of ENAV since 21 May 2020.

The Chair is responsible for directing and overseeing the functioning of the Board of Directors and has the powers provided for by law and the Articles of Association.

With a resolution adopted on 21 May 2020, the Board of Directors delegated to the Chair responsibility for supervising internal audit activities and, together with the Chief Executive Officer, for managing national and international institutional relations. The Chair, in agreement with the Chief Executive Officer, is responsible for external communication activities and relations with national and foreign media and also oversees corporate governance arrangements.

A graduate cum laude in Law from the Università degli Studi di Messina, she is a lawyer admitted to argue as legal counsel before the higher courts specialised in administrative law and public contracts, and has significant experience in consulting for listed and unlisted public companies.

Specifically, she has assisted leading companies and governments in the fields of project financing, public works contracts, services and supplies, litigation related to the sector of concessions of works and public services, conclusion and implementation of programme agreements and conventions. An expert in infrastructure development and management projects and plants for the production of energy, including from renewable sources, she has extensive experience in the related regulatory sector.

From 2018 to April 2020, she chaired the supervisory body of leading global telecommunications companies.

A lecturer and speaker at conferences, seminars and on master’s degree courses, from 2016 to April 2017 she also held the position of Board member of the Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato. From 2017 to May 2020, she was also a member of the Board of Directors, Chair of the Related Parties and Entities Committee and a member of the Control, Risk & Sustainability Committee of Poste Italiane S.p.A.

In 2017, she received the “Administrative Lawyer of the Year” award at the Top Legal Awards, and in 2019, she was named “Infrastructure Sector Lawyer of the Year”.

Since April 2022 she has been an independent director of Maire Tecnimont S.p.A. where she is also a member of the Remuneration Committee.