Chairman of the Control , Risk and Sustainability Committee (CCRS) and CNR member
Susanna has been with Hera since 2006, where she has held senior positions in various group companies. She is currently Director of the Water sector, and her role entails the management of networks and plants for integrated water service throughout Hera spa's territory; she is also Diversity Manager of Hera Group, with the aim of developing and consolidating policies on equality in the workplace, equal opportunities and fostering diversity.
Susanna has gained significant experience in numerous companies through her past work experiences: from 2002 to 2006, she was CEO of Geasar S.p.A., Costa Smeralda Airport Management Company, inaugurating the new air terminal, highly boosting tourist, commercial and cultural development of the area; from 1996 to 2002, she was Sales and Marketing Director of Save S.p.A., Marco Polo Venice Airport; from 1992 to 1996, she was Marketing and Communication Manager of Marconi Bologna Airport S.p.A.
Susanna was Chairman of Promobologna and an independent director of the Boards of Directors of Interporto Bologna S.p.A., BolognaFiere S.p.A. and SEA S.p. A - Milan Airports.
She is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Valsoia S.p.A. and Elica S.p.A.
She is a D-value councilor, member of the ANCE Emilia Presidential Council and coordinator of the Bellisario Emilia-Romagna Foundation. Since 2021, she has been a councilor of the Emilia-Romagna Committee of the AIRC Foundation for Cancer Research.
She has also held various positions with numerous Italian and European associations.
In 2005, she published “Un’ ora sola io vorrei, manuale per riprendersi il tempo che c’è” with Cinzia Sasso , ed. Sperling and Kupfer.
After graduating from the University of Bologna with a degree in Modern Languages, she specialized in marketing, sales and business management, also earning a Master's degree in Business Administration.