Future of the hybrid world – from the boardroom, from ESG, finance and diversity
Inside the boardroom: ESG does it really matter? If so, how? A real insight from CFO Della Valle, one of the main professionals formed and expressed by the Italian system at the top of international capitalism. Her vision on globalization, the relationship between industry and finance, technology and consumption, investments and society is therefore among the most qualified that can be gathered. Joined by Vice Rector Stefano Caselli and FT’s Milan Correspondent Silvia Sciorilli Borrelli.
Margherita Della ValleGroup Chief Financial Officer, Vodafone
Margherita Della Valle, Chief Financial Officer, was appointed Group Chief Financial Officer and member of the Vodafone Group PLC Board on 27 July 2018.
Margherita’s previous roles within Vodafone were Deputy Chief Financial Officer from 2015 to 2018, Group Financial Controller, Chief Financial Officer for Vodafone’s European region and Chief Financial Officer for Vodafone Italy. She joined Omnitel Pronto Italia – which later became Vodafone Italy – in 1994 and held various consumer marketing positions in business analytics and customer base management before moving to finance.
In July 2020, Margherita was appointed a non-executive director of Reckitt Benckiser Group plc.
Margherita graduated from Bocconi University in 1988.
Silvia Sciorilli BorelliMilan Correspondent, FT
Silvia Sciorilli Borrelli is an Italian journalist and columnist, the first Italian correspondent of the Financial Times in Milan.
Stefano CaselliDean & Banking and Finance Professor, Bocconi
Stefano Caselli is Dean for International Affairs at Bocconi University, Professor of Banking and Finance and Algebris Chair in Long-Term Investment and Absolute Return. He is also a member of the Executive Board of the Global Alliance in Management Education (CEMS) and member of the Steering Committee of CIVICA, the European University of Social Sciences. His research focuses on the relationship between the banking and industrial system, on private equity & venture capital and on corporate governance of financial institutions. He is member of the Advisory Board of Confindustria and has widespread experience as an independent director in several boards, such as Generali Real Estate, Credito Valtellinese and Santander Consumer Bank.
Virginia StagniHead of Business Development & FT Talent Director
Virginia works between London and New York as a Business Development Manager in the Commercial Department of the Financial Times.
Her role sees her investigate new business ideas and revenue growth opportunities, ensuring that the Financial Times remains one of the most innovative and disruptive players in the wider news landscape.
Prior to joining the FT, Virginia was a start-up founder and entrepreneur, also working as a freelance reporter for La Stampa – one of the oldest newspapers in Italy. She is the CEO and founder of Logos, a mobile phone blockchain start-up, and previously founded a digital magazine, Revolart, as well as a cultural heritage foundation, Bolognadasballo.
In 2016 she was named Best Italian Entrepreneur Under 25 and in 2019 was one of Digiday’s inaugural Future Leaders.
Virginia holds an MSc in Media and Communications from the London School of Economics and a BSc in Economics and Management for Art, Culture and Communications from Bocconi University. In her spare time she enjoys ‘extreme’ travel.
- Timezone: America/New_York
- Date: Feb 03 2022
- Time: 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm