Anna Rita de Mauro
Regular Statutory Auditor
In office since May 2021
Belonging List: majority (Ministry of Economy and Finance)
Born in Foggia on 27 January 1970.
Regular Auditor of Leonardo S.p.a. since 19 May 2021.
She holds an Economics degree and is a Certified Public and Professional Accountant. She is a founding partner of Armodìa – Professionisti Associati. She deals mainly with corporate governance and company, business and tax consultancy. She is an expert in the Italian GAAPs and IFRS accounting standards, M&A transactions and corporate finance on financial markets (i.e. bond issues, listings, capital increases), taxation of IFRS entities, transfer pricing, patent box and business valuations.
She has gained professional experience within different types of Italian and international companies operating in the concessions, publishing, industry, local public and railway transport, tourism, tertiary and agri-food sectors, as well as in the financial sector and, among these, companies listed on the Milan Stock Exchange. In addition, she works on the issues of third-sector entities, associations and foundations.
Since 2014, she has been a member of the Management Board of the Italian Accounting Board Foundation.
Since September 2020, she has been a member of the standard setter board established within the State General Accounting Office in order to set out a single system of financial and asset accounting for public authorities, based on the accruals principle, in connection with the implementation of the 1.15 reform of the NRRP. At present she is the Chairwoman of the Board of Statutory Auditors of the Organismo Confidi Minori Foundation (from 2021), which is an entity responsible for keeping and managing the list of mutual credit guarantee consortia under Art. 112, paragraph 1, in accordance with Art. 112-bis of the Consolidated Law on Banking Laws; a regular auditor of Fondimpresa (from 2021), the Interprofessional Fund for continuous training of Confindustria (General Confederation of Italian Industry) and the Italian CGIL, CISL and UIL trade unions; a regular auditor of Acea Ato due S.p.A. (from 2017), a company that operates the integrated water service in 79 municipal districts of Rome and its province; a regular auditor of Treccani Reti S.p.A. (Treccani Group); a director of ESGR S.r.l. – a benefit company (from 2021), which operates in the fields of sustainability, social innovation and impact; the Chairwoman of the Monitoring Body of the Bettino Craxi Foundation (from 2018); the Chairwoman of the Monitoring Body of the Accounting Academy (from 2020); a member of the Scientific Committee of the Milan Certified Public Accountants Foundation (from 2018); a member of the Scientific Committee of the Corporate Governance Institute (from 2014); a member of the Scientific Committee of the Accounting Academy (from 2012).
She has participated as a speaker at numerous conferences on the issues of financial statements, IFRS standards and taxation. She has also carried out university teaching activities on the same issues and is the author of articles on tax and accounting matters. She pays particular attention to the issue of sustainability and integration of ESG factors into strategic decisions, governance and business models, and, in this field, the reporting of non-financial disclosures and the dynamics of "sustainable success" that must guide the board over the long-term period to the benefit of shareholders and in the interests of any and all stakeholders.