Graduated in Chemical Engineering in 1985, she has been at Ansaldo since the same year, initially as process engineer of fluid systems for Nuclear Plants and Water Treatment Plants. Since 2016 , Executive Vice President of the Research and Development Unit of Ansaldo Energia. Previously she has been Project Manager in the realization of Flue Gas Treatment Plants, Experimental Plants and Solid Waste Treatment Plants (1990-96) and responsible of Engineering Department of Ansaldo Tecnitalia (1998). She joined Ansaldo Energia in 1999 and involved in procurement marketing and implementation of E-Business platforms up to 2004, then Head of Procurement Department at Ansaldo Energia (2005-2009). From 2010 to 2011 he was Director of the Project Management of Plants and New Units at Ansaldo Energia and member of the International Project Management Association IPMA . In 2012 became Head of Innovation and Product Development at Ansaldo Energia and in 2014, CEO of ASEN, company belonging to the Ansaldo Energia group responsible for Research and Development activities. Member of the Board of EU Turbines, of the Steering Committee for IANUA-ISSUGE, at Genoa University, of the Research and Scientific Projects Commission of the "Ansaldo Foundation", and of the Boards of Ansaldo Nucleare, ACBoiler and CSM.