Giovanni Lombardi
General Counsel
Illimity Bank

Giovanni Lombardi is the General Counsel of illimity Bank S.p.A., the new paradigm bank launched on the Italian market one year ago and listed on the Italian Stock Exchange from last March.

Born in Florence, Italy, he is an unconventional lawyer and company secretary of the Bank, graduated in Economics and then in Law.

He took his first steps in Deloitte & Touche as junior auditors and began his legal career in Rome in 2002 with Gianni Origoni Grippo & Partners and in 2006 he took part in the creation of LMS Law firm in Milan. Specialized in corporate finance, capital markets and corporate law, he also deals with real estate finance, restructuring and banking and financial law and regulatory matters.

From 2013 he entered the world of inhouse lawyers, first in Prelios SGR and then in Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena as Deputy Group General Counsel, to then go beyond the form in 2018, passing from the oldest bank in the World to the newest and innovative. In illimity Bank, together with a handful of young and motivated colleagues, he takes care of the legal assistance to the business divisions and the central functions, as well as following the issues of corporate governance, relations with the supervisory Authorities.