In June 2018, the Gatti Pavesi Bianchi Strategic Advisory Board was founded, being the first example of its kind in the legal market. This is based on a body of external consultants of the Firm and is inspired by the tradition of large international professional associations, where often you may have external collaboration given by esteemed ex civil servants.
The Committee is entrusted with the task of assisting and working alongside the Firm in identifying and setting up projects and initiatives interrelating with policy makers and institutions. Together with promoting their international scope in a historical context where the professional market is undergoing a great change.
The committee includes members of foremost prestige with varied and highly relevant expertise at the highest levels in the institutions and not being related to the world of professional practices, such as: Prof. Franco Bassanini, a distinguished publicist and, in the past, having been Minister of the Public Administration under the Prodi and D’Alema governments and Chairman of the Cassa Depositi e Prestiti from 2008 to 2015, currently he is the President of Open Fiber, as well as President of the ASTRID Foundation and Honorary Chairman of the Long-Term Investors’ Club; Avv. Roberto Maroni, the former Governor of the Lombardy Region and Minister of Labor and Interior in two Berlusconi Governments; Ambassador Gianpiero Massolo, former Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Director General of the Department of Security Information (DIS) at the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, currently President of Fincantieri and of the Institute for International Policy Studies (ISPI).