Dott. Gian Luca Santi

Vice General Manager

Gian Luca Santi



Having graduated in Economics and Commerce cum laude from Università di Bologna, he began his professional career in the Central Management of the Banca Commerciale Italiana (now Intesa Sanpaolo). 

From 1990 to 1994, he gained and diversified skills and experience in the field of planning and management control at the Ferruzzi Finanziaria/Montedison Group.

From 1994 to 2000, he was Strategic Planning Officer with responsibility for  Investor Relations at Rolo Banca 1473, as well as assistant to the General Manager for M&A operations (now UniCredit). 

From 2000 to 2002, he held the position of Manager in charge of the Planning Control, Risk Management and Investor Relations Service at Banca Popolare di Novara.

From 2002 to 2003, following the merger between Banca Popolare di Novara and Banca Popolare di Verona - Banca S. Geminiano and S. Prospero, he took on Responsibility for the Primary Planning, Control, Risk Management and Investor Relations Department of Banca Popolare di Verona e Novara. 

From 2003 to 2008  , as part of Banca Antonveneta, he first held the role of Deputy General Manager of the Bank and, then, of member of the Top Executive Group of ABN-AMRO, then Corporate Executive Vice President, Member of the Management Committee Italy, Head of Corporate Strategy Department and Head of the Organisational Integration Plan of Banca Antonveneta at the ABN-AMRO Group.

From 2008 to 2010, he was a member of the General Management of Monte dei Paschi di Siena, Head of the Planning and Control Area. 

From June 2010 to September 2022, he has worked at Unipol Gruppo S.p.A., where he has fulfilled managerial duties in the areas of strategic planning, management control, mergers & acquisitions, investor relations and communication, management and development of the real estate, healthcare and hotel sectors.

Since May 2017 he has been a Director of Nomisma S.p.A.

In the past he has been Chief Executive Officer of UnipolRec S.p.A.; Chairman of UnipolSai Investimenti Società di Gestione del Risparmio S.p.A., Marina di Loano S.p.A.; Deputy Chairman Liguria Società di Assicurazioni S.p.A., Unipol Reoco S.p.A., Centri Medici Dyadea S.r.l., Gruppo Una S.p.A., Tenute del Cerro S.p.A.; Director of Arca Assicurazioni S.p.A., Arca Vita S.p.A., Compagnia Assicuratrice Linear S.p.A., Linear Life S.p.A., UniSalute S.p.A., Vivium S.p.A, Istituto Europeo di Oncologia S.r.l., Banca Popolare di Novara S.p.A., Banque De L'Union Maritime et Financiere and Fondo Interbancario di Tutela dei Depositi.

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