Gian Francesco Imperiali

Senior advisor with a track record of executive roles at ABB


Gian Francesco Imperiali is an experienced Business Consultant with a demonstrated history of working in the manufacturing and infrastructure industry. Skilled in Corporate Governance, Engineering, Business Development, Electrical Engineering, Sales Management, and Manufacturing. He holds a Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) focused in Infrastructures from Politecnico di Milano.

He is currently the Chairman of two family Companies: Gruppo Imperiali active in Corporate Governance, Law 231 Administrative Accountability and in Data Protection ( ) Royard Ltd., an advisory firm dealing with investment and property management ( He has an extensive background in the manufacturing and infrastructure industry developed during 35 years of service with ABB Ltd. He has operated in several Countries of Africa and Middle East for more than 20 years with the last assignments as CEO of the Italian unit and then Chairman of the same with the global responsibility for the Water Sector related activities.

He has held several responsibilities in Industrialists’ Associations, such as Chairman of ANIE, the Federation of Electromechanical and Electronic Industries and VicePresident of Assolombarda and Confindustria Lombardia.
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