Francesca Pasinelli


Francesca Pasinelli (Gardone Val Trompia – Brescia, 1960) has been an independent Director of CIR from June 2020. 

She was an independent board member of CIR (before the merger with COFIDE) from 2018 to 2019.

She has been the General Manager and a board member of Fondazione Telethon since 2009. 

She was the General Manager of Dompé Q-rare, a division of Dompé S.p.A., from 2007 to 2009. Previously, she was the scientific director of Fondazione Telethon, Division head at Schering Plough S.p.A. and held various roles at Smith Kline & French S.p.A.. 

She is on the boards of Anima Holding S.p.A., Anima SGR, Dompè Farmaceutici S.p.A., Diasorin S.p.A., and Università degli Studi di Milano, and a member of the Executive Committee of the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) of Genoa. 

She is a Commander of the Order of Merit in the Italian Republic. 

She holds a degree in Pharmacology from the Università degli Studi di Parma.