Andrea Galante graduated in Law “maxima cum laude” from the University La Sapienza in Rome (1986). He is member of the Rome Bar Association and is admitted to plead before the Corte di Cassazione. From 1992 to 1998 he was in-house counsel of ASSOGESTIONI (the Italian association of mutual funds and asset managers), where in 1996 he became Head of Legal Department. Andrea is one of the founding partners of Galante e Associati Studio Legale. He specializes in corporate, financial markets, investment services, investment management, pension funds, banking and insurance. He serves as member of extraordinary boards in the course of bankruptcy proceedings involving banks and SGRs and he is also member of arbitration panels in relation to financial issues. He is member of the board of directors and board of auditors of banks and SGRs. Andrea has been contract professor for the Financial Markets and Intermediaries’ course at the University LUISS Guido Carli in Rome (Full professor Prof. Mario Comana). He speaks Italian and English.