Giorgio Valerio was born in Milan on July 13, 1966.

He graduated at University of San Francisco - San Francisco, USA: Bachelor in Business Administration Cum Laude (1989).

From September 1989 to 1992 he has been Sales manager for Securities and Financial Services to Italian Institutional Investors in Paris and London at Schroder Securities Ltd.

From November 1992 to March 1997 he has been Manager in the M&A, Corporate Finance and Advisory Services department at Mediobanca.

From April 1997 to December 2000 he has been Deputy Director for Corporate Development and Financial Control at Holding di Partecipazioni Industriali.

In 2001 he is appointed Director for Corporate Development and Financial Control in RCS Mediagroup.

From 2003 to 2005 he has been Chief Executive Officer of Unidad Editorial S.A. a media group based in Spain (RCS Mediagroup).

From 2006 to 2010 he was Chief Executive Officer of RCS Quotidiani and RCS Digital and held various positions in others RCS Mediagroup companies.

Since 2011 he is Advisor and Venture Capitalist in companies operating in the TMT and Digital sectors.

He has been member of the Board of Directors of various listed companies (Telecom Italia, Prelios, Dada) and since april 2017 he is Independent non Executive Director at Massimo Zanetti Beverage Group.

Since December 2017 he is member of Board of Directors at Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena