Michela Costa

Executive Vice President, Corporate Operations

Work Experience

Michela Costa, PhD and qualified lawyer, was a senior associate at Clifford Chance and then General Counsel at British Petroleum and Sorgenia for 10 years. She has been appointed Executive Vice President of Operations and will coordinate the Group’s HR, Legal and Corporate Affairs, Safety and Communications departments.


She graduated cum laude in law at the University of Bologna and is a fully qualified lawyer. She holds a master in Law and Economics from the Liuc- University of Castellanza (Castellanza, 2001) and PhD in Companies law from the Bocconi University (Milan, 2012). She further attended the Central Leadership Programm from the McKinsey&Company (London, 2015).

Family & free time

She enjoys spending time with her family and her son.