The Supervisory Board

Composition of the Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board is composed of five members who remain in charge for five years.
The Chairman of the Board is Prof. Maurizio Mensi, designated by AGCom and appointed by the Board of Directors of Telecom Italia along with the other members of the Board.
The Board meets at least once per month.

Maurizio Mensi

Professor of Law & Economics at National School of Administration (SNA) and adjunct professor of Information and Communications Law at Luiss Guido Carli University of Rome, where he is responsible of @Law Lab, a research center on cyberlaw.
TAIEX expert (Technical Assistance Information Exchange Instrument) of the European Commission, advising local governments to improve their legislation and draft recommendations on economic governance, streamlining procedures and enhancing transparency in public administration; WTO expert for legal dispute settlements (Dispute Settlement Body) on trade in goods; attorney qualified before the Italian Supreme Court; alternate member of the Group of independent experts on the European Charter of local self-government (GIE - Council of Europe). Member of the scientific committee of the law journals "Quaderni di Diritto ed Economia delle comunicazioni e dei media" and "Diritto, Economia e Tecnologie della privacy". Member of AIDE (Association Internationale de Droit Economique) and IIC (International Institute of Communications). Author of numerous publications (articles and books) on telecommunications, media, data privacy, cybersecurity, public procurement.
From 1988 to 1989 he was State Attorney (Catania), from 1989 to 1994 and in 2017 officer of the European Commission and member of its Legal Service. Then, from 1994 to 1999, he served as State Lawyer (Venice). In 1998 he was appointed Legal Director of the Italian Communications Authority, until 2005. Legal expert in the UNDP (United Nations Development Programme) project “Facilitating the improvement of the court system in Belarus through the development of the specialization of courts” (Belarus, 2013). In 2014 he was independent expert, appointed by the European Commission, for the Peer Review Assessment of the independent authorities system in Albania and in 2015 of the media sector in Montenegro. US International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP - U.S. Department of State) on Data Privacy (USA, November 2014). “Capacity building” project for members of the Myanmar Parliament (Naypyidaw, Myanmar, May 2016). Chairman of the "Media and Minors" Committee (Ministry of Economic Development, 2013-2016).

Giovanni Amendola

Economist and expert on regulatory and competition policy in telecommunications field, Giovanni Amendola held several high level management positions in Telecom Italia, in Wind Telecommunications and in the STET Group. He worked on national and European regulatory affairs, regulatory strategies and gave regulatory advice to the foreign subsidiary companies. He was a member of the Chief Policy & Regulatory Group of the GSMA. He also carried out research in the economics of innovation and technology changes for the public agency ENEA and was a member of the group of national experts on indicators of science and technology established by OECD. He achieved a Master Degree in Statistics and Demography at the La Sapienza University in Rome. He also obtained a PhD in Science and Technology Policy Studies at the Sussex University. He attended, as a speaker, scientific and public policy conferences, both national and international. He has published many articles on industrial economics, along with international and regulatory economics. He is member of the International Editorial Board of the Communications & Strategies magazine.

Fabio Di Marco

Fabio Di Marco was born in the United States and after his education at the University of Washington he returned to Italy employed for a large multinational company leader in the IT field. A few years later, he started working for a large multinational Telecom company for which he managed the commercial and marketing activities for the X.25 network unit, achieving many innovated ICT solutions, both in public and in private sector. During the mid-nineties, he focused on mobile public networks of Operators, specializing first in the emerging GSM and later in the UMTS technology. In the early 2000s, he concentrated on senior consultancy activities, both in the public area and in the private field. During which he spent two years at the Bordoni Foundation (FUB), mainly focusing on the Wi-MAX frequencies assignment licences. From 2007 to early 2013 he headed the Italian branch of a large Chinese telecommunication multinational company, leader in the telecommunications sector. In middle 2013 he returned to senior consultancy activities, engaged by various companies and public administrations. He acquired many years of experience in the area of: IT Security, Mobile Internet Applications and Knowledge Management, just to name a few.

Gianni Orlandi

Gianni Orlandi is Professor of Electrical Engineering at the Department of Information Engineering, Electronics and Telecommunications at "La Sapienza” University of Rome. He is currently Councelor for the University Policies at Sapienza University. He has held numerous positions at Sapienza University, including: Vice Rector for Strategic Planning, Vicar Vice Rector, Dean of the Faculty  of Engineering, Director of the Department of Science and Technology of Information and Communication (Infocom) and of the Department of Information Engineering, Electronics and Telecommunications.
He is a member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts.
He has been president of the AMA (Municipal Environmental Agency of Rome) and of S.T.A, the Mobility Agency of the Municipality of Rome.
He founded the Sapienza start-up "ICTinnova” which operates in the ICT field. He was an ordinary member of the Superior Council of Communications. He was a member of the Board of Directors of Ugo Bordoni Foundation.
He is nationally and internationally recognized expert of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and Multimedia. His research activity resulted to numerous publications in international journals and conferences.
He has been coordinator of several national and regional projects, among which the latest national project SCN_00558 92 H @ H (HEALTH @ HOME) - Smart Communities concerning the welfare of the citizens. The project was financed by a 14 million euro budget within the PON for Research and Competitiveness framework, in which numerous research centers and national companies have been involved.

Francesco Sclafani

Francesco Sclafani is State Lawyer and Adjunct Professor of Administrative Law at the University L.U.I.S.S. of Rome. He joined the Office of the State‘s Lawyer in 1985 and he was General-Secretary from 2011 to 2012. He was General-Secretary of the AGCOM, Italian Communications Authority from 2013 to 2015. He was head of the Legislative and Legal Affairs Directorate of the Electricity and Gas Authority from 2006 to 2011. He held the position of head of Legal Affairs and Litigation Directorate at the Competition Authority from 2003 to 2005, after having been legal advisor to the board. He was also legal advisor to the Presidency of the Council of Ministers. He graduated with honors in Law at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”; after graduation, he also carried out his studies at the City of London Polytechnic. He is a member of the scientific committee of the Journal of market regulation and author of several administrative and antitrust law publications.