Lorenzo Bini Smaghi is an Italian businessperson who has been at the head of 7 different companies. Currently, he is Chairman of Société Générale SA.
He is also on the board of Societe Generale SA (London Branch).
In the past he held the position of Chairman at Italgas SpA, Chairman for SNAM SpA and Chairman at Snam Rete Gas SpA (a subsidiary of SNAM SpA), Chairman for ChiantiBanca Credito Cooperativo SC, Chairman at Servizi Assicurativi del Commercio Estero SpA, Member-Management Board at European Central Bank, General Director-International Financial Relations at Italy Ministry of Economy & Finance, Director-Policy Division at European Monetary Institute and Chairman of Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi.
He received an undergraduate degree from Université Catholique de Louvain, a graduate degree from the University of Southern California, an undergraduate degree from the University of Bologna and a doctorate from The University of Chicago.