Lorenzo Bini Smaghi is an Italian businessperson who has been at the head of 7 different companies. Currently, he holds the position of Chairman at Société Générale SA. He is also on the board of Societe Generale SA (London Branch).
He previously was Chairman at Italgas SpA, Chairman for SNAM SpA and Chairman at Snam Rete Gas SpA (a subsidiary of SNAM SpA), Chairman at ChiantiBanca Credito Cooperativo SC, Chairman at Servizi Assicurativi del Commercio Estero SpA, Member-Management Board at European Central Bank, General Director-International Financial Relations at Italy Ministry of Economy & Finance, Director-Policy Division at European Monetary Institute and Chairman at Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi.
Lorenzo Bini Smaghi received an undergraduate degree from Université Catholique de Louvain, a graduate degree from the University of Southern California, an undergraduate degree from Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna and a doctorate from The University of Chicago.