Francesco Caio is Chairman of Saipem Group, Member of the Board of BNL Group BNP Paribas, Member of the Board of Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei. He is also non-executive Director of Guala Closures. He was Economic Advisor to the Italian Prime Minister on industrial policy, CEO and Managing Director of Poste Italiane where he led the privatization process with the largest European IPO, 2015. He was Chairman of the European Advisory Board of Lehman and Vice Chairman of Nomura. He advised the UK and Italian governments on national broadband plans and was Commissioner for the Digital Agenda in the Italian Cabinet.