After graduating from law school in 2002 with a thesis on the legal protection of software written during her time as a scholarship recipient and visiting student at Pace University in New York, Caterina completed a Master’s Degree in American Law at Boston University School of Law in 2004. She followed this up in 2006 with a Master’s Degree in European Community Law from the College of Europe in Bruges. In 2013, she completed a PhD in Intellectual Property law at the University of Pavia with a dissertation on “Know How shareholders’ capital contributions in limited liability companies” which was partly written during a research stay at the Max Planck Institut für Immaterialgüter und Wettbewerbsrecht in Munich.
While continuing her studies, between 2006 and 2008, Caterina was an associate in the Banking and Finance Department of Chiomenti Law Firm, in Rome. She joined Enel in 2009, working on corporate affairs issues relating to the Group’s foreign subsidiaries. From 2016 to 2019, as part of our Global Trading Business Line, she was head of Fuels Legal affairs. In 2019 Caterina joined the Innovability® department as head of the Enel Group’s Intellectual Property unit.