Augusto Fantozzi

Augusto Fantozzi (born 24 June 1940) is an Italian lawyer, tax expert, academic, businessman and politician who served as economy and finance minister and then, foreign trade minister.

Augusto Fantozzi
Augusto Fantozzi
Minister of Economy and Finance
In office
17 January 1995 – 18 May 1996
Prime MinisterLamberto Dini
Preceded byGiulio Tremonti
Succeeded byVincenzo Visco
Minister of Foreign Trade
In office
May 1996 – October 1998
Prime MinisterRomano Prodi
Succeeded byPiero Fassino
Personal details
Born24 June 1940 (age 78)
Political partyOlive Tree Alliance
Alma materLa Sapienza University

Early life and education

Fantozzi was born in Rome on 24 July 1940.[1] He received a law degree from La Sapienza University in 1962.[1]


Fantozzi worked at La Sapienza University as full professor of tax law from 1974 to 1990.[1] He founded a law firm, Fantozzi & Associati, in 1975.[2] He was the tax advisor to the Benetton financial group.[3] In 1990, he was appointed full professor of tax law at LUISS in Rome.[1]

He served as minister of finance from 17 January 1995 to 18 May 1996 in the cabinet led by then prime minister Lamberto Dini.[4][5] In I996, he became a deputy for the Olive Tree Alliance.[1] In May 1996, Fantozzi was appointed foreign trade minister to the coalition government led by Romano Prodi.[6] He served in office until October 1998.[7]

After leaving office, Fantozzi began to serve as the chairman of the budget, treasury and economic planning committee.[5] In May 2005, he was appointed to Enel's board of directors.[7] In June 2005, he was also named as the chairman of Banca Antonveneta, and resigned from office in late 2006.[5] In addition, he is one of the board directors of the Benetton Group and serves as a member of the Consulta, which is an advisory body for the Vatican concerning the efficient running of the state.[5]

In August 2008, Fantozzi was named by the Italian government as Alitalia's extraordinary administrator or commissioner, and he oversaw the firm's bankruptcy process.[8][9]


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  2. ^ "Profile". Fantozzi & Associati. Retrieved 3 March 2013.
  3. ^ "Partners". Fantozzi & Associati. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  4. ^ "Italian Ministries". Rulers. Retrieved 28 April 2013.
  5. ^ a b c d Clark, Nick (23 November 2006). "Antonveneta chairman set to resign". Financial News. Retrieved 3 March 2013.
  6. ^ "New government takes over in Italy". Euro Politics. 22 May 1996. Archived from the original on 12 April 2013. Retrieved 3 March 2013.
  7. ^ a b "ENEL SOCIETA PER AZIONI, Form 20-F, Filing Date Jun 29, 2007". Retrieved May 15, 2018.
  8. ^ "Company Watch: Alitalia". AirGuide Business. 7 September 2008. Retrieved 3 March 2013.
  9. ^ "Italian airline files for bankruptcy". The Calgary Herald. 30 August 2008. Archived from the original on 24 March 2016. Retrieved 3 March 2013.

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