Giovanni Gorno Tempini became Chairman of the Board of Directors of Cassa Depositi e Prestiti on 24 October 2019 and of CDP Reti SpA on 28 November 2019.
On 2 April 2020 he was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of CDP Equity SpA.
He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of F.I.L.A. - Fabbrica Italiana Lapis e Affini - and a member of the Board of Directors of Avio Spa, both companies listed on the Star segment of Borsa Italiana.
He is a member of the Scientific Committee of the Aristide Merloni Foundation, Assonime (Association of Italian Joint Stock Companies), the General Counsel of AIFI (Italian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association) and a member of the Board of Directors of ISPI (Italian Institute for International Political Studies).
He is a visiting professor on the MBA Programme at the SDA Bocconi School of Management, at the Bocconi University in Milan. He was also a lecturer at Ca' Foscari University in Venice and LIUC University in Castellanza (Varese).
Previously, he was Chairman of Fondazione Fiera Milano and sat on the Board of Directors of LUISS University (July 2016-July 2019). He was on the Board of Directors of Intesa Sanpaolo Spa and of Willis Towers Watson Spa (April 2016- November 2019), and also a member of the Board of Directors of FIRC - AIRC, Italian Foundation and Association for Cancer Research (May 2016 – April 2020).
He served as Industry Advisor for Italy for Permira Private Equity and Senior Advisor to Partners Spa, focusing on corporate advisory.
From May 2010 until July 2015, he held the position of Chief Executive Officer at Cassa Depositi e Prestiti SpA and CDP Reti SpA (December 2014 - July 2015). He was also Chairman of the Fondo Strategico Italiano (Italian Strategic Fund) (August 2011- July 2015).
During his professional career, he was also General Manager and sat on the Board of Directors at the Mittel Group, Vice President of Sorin SpA, Chairman of Hopa SpA and a member of the Management Board at A2A SpA.
Between 2001 and 2007, he held various roles within the Intesa San Paolo Group, in particular, from 2001 to 2005, the position of Head of Investment Banking and Structured Finance and Chief Executive Officer of Caboto Bank - now IMI Bank - and, from 2006 to 2007, the Group's Head of Finance and Treasury.
Over the years he has held the position of Chairman of the "Technical Finance Commission" of ABI-Italian Banking Association and Adviser to the Italian Stock Exchange S.p.A., MTS- European Bond Exchange, EuroMTS, ISDA-International Swaps and Derivatives Association and AIFI-Italian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association.
He began his career at JP Morgan in 1987, in the Global Markets sector, holding various management positions in Milan and London, with responsibility for Italy and the EMEA.
Giovanni Gorno Tempini graduated in Business and Economics at the Bocconi University in Milan in 1987.