Alessandra Perrazzelli was appointed Italy Country Manager of Barclays in September 2013 with responsibilities across the Retail, Wealth and Corporate & Investment Banking activities.
Alessandra joined Barclays in June 2013 as General Counsel and Country Head of Compliance for Barclays 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 firm dedicated to financing innovative companies.
Alessandra started her career as a lawyer in Winthrop, Stimson, Putnam & Roberts in New York and Brussels, where she opened their European practice. She specialized in M&A, Antitrust and Competition Law, Financial and Banking Law and Regulation. She worked for Olivetti, where she participated to the creation of Omnitel Pronto-Italia and Infostrada. As a lawyer in Poste Italiane she worked at the turnaround of the company.
Alessandra has been until 2013 President of Valore D, an association of a hundred companies that foster women’s talent in Italy. Barclays is a member of Valore D.
Alessandra is BoD member of Azienda Trasporti Milanese since October 2011 and she has been recently re-appointed for a second term.