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Statutory auditors

Stefano Gnocchi

Stefano Gnocchi - Chairman

Standing auditor and Chairman

Degree in Economics, specialized in Finance and Master in Business and Knowledge Audit at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Piacenza and Milano (Italy).
Chartered accountant, Statutory Auditor, Certified Risk Management Assurance (CRMA), Certified Information System Auditor (CISA), Internal Audit Qualified External Assessor/Validator (QAR).
Chairman of the Board of Statutory Auditors of SNAM SpA Italian listed group leading in transport, storage and regassification.Chairman of the Board of Statutory Auditors of Mutuionline SpA Italian listed group leading retail credit broker.
Board of Statutory Auditors of MTA SpA international automotive company. Board of Supervisory Body 231 of Italian listed company. Member of Chartered Accountant Association commissions (Milan) and of Assirevi research committees. Member of the association IIA, AIAF, ANDAF, IGS, NedCommunity.
Contract Professor at the Department of Economics and Business, University of Pavia (Italy) (2010 - 2017).
Twenty years of professional experience in Big Four (Italy and US) and Mazars (Italy) within governance and internal controls, board evaluation, compliance, internal audit, risk management, fraud&investigation, financial audit, attestation of business plans, and assurance on management control systems and prospectus.
Main Industries: automotive, oil, energy&utilities, food&mmr. fashion, retail, e-commerce, insurance, banking, asset management, real estate.

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Gianfranco Chinellato

Gianfranco Chinellato

Standing auditor

Born in Padua in 1951. 

Graduated in Business and Economics from “La Sapienza” University in Rome.

He is listed on the register of chartered accountants and on the register of statutory auditors, as well as being a certified accountant.

He is a contract professor of Tax Law at Università degli Studi della Tuscia, Viterbo. He has written numerous publications in trade journals.

Since 1978 he has been carrying out national and international tax advisory work, as well as tax defence, assistance and representation for corporations, organisations and trade associations as well as for credit institutions.

He is a member of the board of statutory auditors of various corporations.

He previously performed tasks relating to studies and consultancy for the Italian National Research Council (CNR). He also had the role of Expert for the Court of Rome and from 2010 to 2015 was a party-appointed expert witness of the Land Registry Office.
 

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> Internal dealing

Donata Paola Patrini

Donata Paola Patrini

Standing auditor

Born in Milan in 1956. 

Graduated in Business and Economics.

Listed on the register of chartered accountants of Milan and on the register of external auditors of the accounts, as well as on the register of expert witnesses of the court of Milan.

Since 1985, she has been a founding partner of Studio Patrini e Associati, an association of chartered accountants that deals mainly with the tax-related and corporate financial aspects of large Italian companies and multinationals.

She is a statutory auditor, director and SB member of various Italian and foreign companies operating in the pharmaceutical, healthcare, financial, industrial, trade, energy, telecommunications, publishing and fashion sectors.
 

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> Shareholdings if held

> Internal dealing

Federica Albizzati and Maria Gimigliano hold the role of alternate auditors.

With its supervisory functions, the Board of Statutory Auditors in Italy is similar to what some companies call the internal control and audit committee, but only made up of independent experts. It works to ensure the proper administration and operation of Snam and its subsidiaries according to the Code of Ethics and relevant laws and regulations.

The current Board of Statutory Auditors was elected by shareholders of 2 April 2019 to stand until the 2022 shareholders’ meeting to approve 2021 financial statements.

Main duties

The Board of Statutory Auditors oversees compliance with the law and with Snam's Bylaws, as well as respect for the principles of proper administration in the performance of company activities; it also evaluates the adequacy of the organisational, administrative and accounting structure and how it functions in practice. The Board of Statutory Auditors also performs supervisory activities in its role as the internal control and audit committee.

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