Alessandra Perrazzelli was appointed Country Manager Italy for Barclays in September 2013 with responsibilities across Retail, Wealth and Corporate & Investment Banking activities. She joined Barclays in June 2013 as General Counsel and Country Head of Compliance for Italy. Previously, she was Head of International Regulatory and Antitrust Affairs of Intesa San Paolo Group, a position she held for ten years. She was CEO of Intesa San Paolo Eurodesk, a group company dedicated to financing innovative companies. She started her career as a lawyer in Winthrop, Stimson, Putnam & Roberts in New York and Brussels, where she opened their European offices. She specialized in M&A, Antitrust and Competition Law, Financial & Banking Law and Regulations. She worked for Olivetti, where she took part in setting up Omnitel Pronto-Italia and Infostrada. As a lawyer in Poste Italiane she contributed to the restructuring of the company. Up to 2013 she was President of Valore D, an association of a hundred companies that foster women talents in Italy. Barclays is a member of Valore D. Alessandra has been a member of the Board of Director of Azienda Trasporti Milanese since October 2011 and she was recently re-appointed for a second term.