graduated in business administration from Luigi Bocconi University in Milan in 1985. He began his professional career in the Capital Markets Department of Hambros Bank, PLC, in London. In 1988, Mr. Pagliani joined the Capital Markets Department of Paribas in London, where he began focusing on the Italian clients of the debt capital markets division, and he then moved to Banque Paribas in Milan, Italy, as Deputy Director General. In 1995, he became a member of the Executive Committee of Banque Paribas in Italy, responsible for Investment Banking in the country. In 1998, he joined Morgan Stanley as Executive Director of the Investment Banking Department. In 2000, Mr. Pagliani was promoted to Managing Director, responsible for the coverage of Italian family-owned business groups within Investment Banking. In 2012 he has been appointed Senior Advisor to Morgan Stanley, position that he held until November 2013. Currently he is working as a Consultant for Morgan Stanley. Since 2012, Mr. Pagliani has been a member of the Strategic Committee of Fondazione Umberto Veronesi.