The School

Why SDA Bocconi Is the Best Italian Business School

Established in 1971, SDA Bocconi School of Management is the best international business school in Italy. The footprint and spirit of its founders – according to whom every learning experience is a transformative journey – are alive today more than ever.

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Management Board

Stefano Caselli
Lucia Benedetti
Managing Director
Catherine de Vries
Dean for International Affairs - Bocconi University
Associate Deans
Carlo Altomonte
Stakeholder Engagement Programs
Enzo Baglieri
Master Programs
David Bardolet
Asia Center
Leonardo Caporarello
Online Learning
Rossella Cappetta
Open Programs
Paola Cillo
Research (“Claudio Demattè” Research Division)
Giampaolo Gabbi
Corporate & Financial Institutions Executive Custom Programs
Alessandro Minichilli
Francesco Perrini
Emanuela Prandelli
Global Executive Summer Programs
Rosanna Tarricone
Government, Health and Not for Profit
Amelia Compagni
Leonardo Etro
International Executive Programs for CFI Division
Monica Otto
Executive Education for Government, Health and Not for Profit Division
Giovanni Tomasi
Domestic Executive Programs for CFI Division
Veronica Vecchi
Research, Innovation and International Programs for Government & Society
Staff Members
Francesco Arduini
Administration, Control and Faculty Support
Marialuisa Ortini
Business Development
Alessandro Pinna
Marketing & Communications
Debora Usai
HR and Quality Process
Francesco Billari (Rector - Bocconi University) and Riccardo Taranto (Managing Director - Bocconi University) are invited to attend the Management Board meetings.

Advisory Board

Ornella Barra
Chief Operating Officer, International Walgreens Boots Alliance
Francesca Bellettini
CEO, Yves Saint Laurent and Deputy CEO, Kering
Francesco Billari
Rector, Bocconi University
Riccardo Braglia
Executive Chairman, Helsinn SA
Stefano Caselli
Dean, SDA Bocconi School of Management
Laura Cioli
CEO, Sirti Group and Non-Executive Director, Mediobanca and Sofina
Marie-Christine Coisne
Chairman, Sonepar Group
Andrea Cuomo
Chairman, IWPrivate Investment and Founder, KnowCE
Mohamed Mansour
Chairman, Mansour Group
Michele Perrino
Vice President, Enterprise Accounts & Services Western Europe, Medtronic Italia SpA
Éloïc Peyrache
Dean, HEC Paris
Andrea Pignataro
Founder and CEO, ION Group
Bram Schot
Independent Non-executive Director of the Board of Directors, Royal Dutch Shell
Davide Serra
Founder and CEO, Algebris Investments
Giuseppe Soda
Professor of Organization Theory and Network Analysis, Bocconi University and former Dean, SDA Bocconi School of Management
Riccardo Taranto
Managing Director, Bocconi University
Tamika Tremaglio
Executive Director, NBPA - National Basketball Players Association
Peter Tufano
Harvard Business School and former Dean, Oxford Said

The Founder: Claudio Dematté