Maurizio Rastrello


Born in Verona in 1955, he has a degree in Statistical and Actuarial Sciences. In 1978, he was a researcher at Cresme and in 1979 he was chosen as assistant controller in the Planning and Control Department of Sigma Tau SpA.

Between 1981 and 1991 he worked at IRI, in the Inspectorate and Management Control and then in Planning and Control Department, where he was involved in the evaluation and control of plans, budgets, financial statements, investment projects, purchase and sale of companies and specific audits, with reference, in particular, to companies of the Finmare and Fincantieri groups and - later - Finmeccanica and Alitalia groups. He also held the positions of Statutory Auditor and Board Member in several IRI companies: Italia di Navigazione, Cantiere Navale Luigi Orlando, Grandi Motori Trieste, Sisma, Ansaldo Componenti and Elsag.

He joined Rai in 1991 as Head of the Structure for the verification of objectives and management actions (Management Analysis and Reporting) of the General Inspectorate and, three years later, he was appointed Head of the Planning, Budget and Control Structure of the Rights Management Directorate.

From 1995 to 1996 he worked in the General Management Staff as the person responsible for checking the regularity of acts and compliance with procedures for operations falling within the competence of top management. In 1996 he assumed responsibility for the management support of Rai1.

In 1998 he joined Rai Sport, where he coordinated the administrative-managerial tasks related to the company's divisionalisation process. In the same year he was controller of the TV Division Canale 3 and Related Offers.

In 2004 he became Head of the TV Area organisational unit of the Finance and Planning Department.

In August 2012, he was assigned the position of Head of the Chairman's Secretariat and in September of the same year he became its Deputy Manager.

Starting from December 2015, he was Deputy Manager of the General Manager's Staff, with responsibility for the Structure in charge of economic, technical-specialist and contractual analyses. From August 2016 to February 2017, without prejudice to his position as Deputy Manager of the General Manager's Staff, he was also assigned interim responsibility for the Internal Auditing Department.

From December 2017 to March 2019, he served as Head of the General Manager’s Staff, a Department that has been referred to as the Chief Executive Officer’s Staff since August 2018.

As of July 2019, he has been appointed Head of the Structure in charge of Sustainability Report.

Since 27 April 2022, he has been Director and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Rai Way S.p.A.