Carmine America

Carmine America

Non-executive - Independent - In office since May 2020
Belonging list: majority (Ministry of Economy and Finance)

Nomination and Governance
Sustainability and Innovation

Born in Avellino on 18 January 1985. Appointed Director of Leonardo S.p.a. by the Shareholders' Meeting of 20 May 2020.

He graduated in Law from the University of Urbino, he obtained a Master's Degree in Economic Security, Geopolitics and Intelligence (SIOI Rome), as well as completed an Executive Course in “Unpacking the Defense Enterprise” at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and a Specialization course in Travel Risk and Crisis Management (School of Ethics and Security Milan), and carried out an Advanced Training Course in Security and Safety Management (Catholic University Milan). He has held the position of Advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs for International Security and Defence issues and, at the same Ministry, he was a member of the Advisory Committee for the authorisation of the export of goods and services for dual use and a member of the Interministerial Committee for the attraction of foreign investments in Italy.

Previously, he held the position of Advisor for International Relations of the Minister of Economic Development, Labour and Social Policies (“MiSE”), as an Expert in the Cabinet Office. 

At MiSE, he was appointed member of the Committee for the Development of the Aeronautical Industry and held the role of Representative in the Coordination Structure of the Interministerial Committee for Space and Aerospace Research Policies (2018-2019).

He served as Security Manager at MBDA (2015-2017) and was a researcher in international affairs in Washington DC for Formiche magazine (2015).

He published studies on economic intelligence and industrial competition and on social media intelligence at the institutional website of the Information System for the Security of the Republic. 

He is a member of the Councilors Program of the Atlantic Council of Washington DC.