Alessandro Tonetti (1977) is Vice General Manager and Chief Legal Officer of Cassa Depositi e
A cum laude graduate in Law, he won two one-year scholarships for specialization courses in
Administrative Sciences, with particular reference to Economic Public Law under the direction of
Professor Sabino Cassese. Subsequently, he obtained a PhD in Administrative Law and Organization
and Functioning of the Public Administration at the Sapienza University in Rome and a postgraduate
specialization diploma in European Public Law at the Academy of European Public Law of the
Kapodistrian University of Athens, with an in-depth examination on the subject of competition and
In December 2010 he became a senior executive at Cassa Depositi e Prestiti S.p.A. From June
2013 to February 2016, he was a member of the “Nucleo tecnico per il coordinamento della politica
economica” (Technical Team for coordination of economic policy) in support of the Prime Minister'
office and then since March 2014 he has held the position of deputy Head of Cabinet of the Ministry
of Economy and Finance. In this latter period, as representative for the Ministry of Economy and
Finance, he was a member of the “Gruppo di coordinamento per l’attuazione della disciplina dei
poteri speciali sugli assetti societari" (Coordination group for the implementation of regulations
on special powers on share ownership) operating at the Prime Minister’s office.
In the past, he has held managerial and executive roles at the Prime Minister's Office and was a
member of the "Nucleo di consulenza per la regolazione dei servizi pubblici" (Advisory Team for
public service regulation), as well as of the Technical Secretariat of the National Management
Committee for economic programming, also operating at the Prime Minister's office, in support of
the activity of the Inter-ministerial Committee for economic programming.
He teaches a Master’s degree course in Administrative Law (since 2003) now at the “Roma Tre”
University and a Master's in Economics and Development Policies at the LUISS Guido Carli University
(since 2016). In the past, he was a contract professor of Business Administration Discipline at the
University of Tuscia (2001-2002) and Media Law at the same university (2005-2010), and of Public
Finance Law at the Suor Orsola Benincasa University (2014-2016). He has also given lessons at the
School of Public Administration and the School of Economics and Finance. Author of various articles
and essays in major law journals on administrative national and European law and on Economic Public
He is a member of the Special Fund Management Committee of the Istituto per il Credito Sportivo.
He was a member of the Board of Directors of Enav S.p.A. in the three year period 2014-2017 (during
which time the Company was listed on the Stock Market) and a member of the Board of Directors of
the Florence Academy of Fine Arts (2013-2016).
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