Giuseppe Zafarana

Born in Piacenza in 1963, he has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of Eni since May 2023.
He is a member of the Italian Corporate Governance Committee. Furthermore, he is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM) since June 28, 2023.
He graduated in Law, Political Sciences and Economic and Financial Security Sciences and obtained a 2nd level Master's Degree in Corporate Tax Law from the Luigi Bocconi University in Milan.


His military career began in 1981, when he attended the 81st "Osum II" course at the Corps Academy.

He went into service in 1985 and held several operational assignments in Lombardy, Veneto, Lazio, Calabria and Sicily, commanding various divisions, taking on assignments in the leading investigative departments of the Corps and carrying out relevant Military staff functions. From 1995 to 1997, he attended the biennial Advanced Tax Police Course and a highly qualified stage in the United States of America, on the subject of contrasting organised crime.

He was Provincial Commander of Rome (from 2003 to 2008) and Regional Commander of Lombardy (from 2015 to 2016).

Moreover, he performed several assignments in the training sector, in particular as commander of the Academy of the Guardia di Finanza, and later served as Chief of Staff of the General Command of the Guardia di Finanza (from 2016 to 2018), and interregional commander for Central Italy (from 2018 to 2019). 

From May 2019 to May 2023 he held the office of Commander General of the Guardia di Finanza.

He taught at the Academy of the Guardia di Finanza, the School of the Tributary Police of the Guardia di Finanza, and the School of the economic-financial Police of the Guardia di Finanza. He has been awarded various decorations and honours, including the Knight Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic.

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Last update: 01 February 2024

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