Virginia has 20 years of experience in the legal field. Before her current role in Hitachi Energy, she worked in private practice for three and half years, supporting clients both nationally and internationally. Previously she used to work in Belgium as Senior Legal Counsel EMEA for CommScope, where she mainly focused on employment, integrity & compliance, data privacy and corporate aspects. Before that she was Senior Legal Counsel EMEA in the Network Solutions division of TE Connectivity, where she was manly focused on international commercial matters and risk management.

She started her career as generalist legal counsel for an important player in the industry sector: Nidec ASI S.p.A. (FKA Ansaldo Sistemi Industriali S.p.A.). She worked overall 10 years in Nidec ASI, two of which spent as Legal Advisor and Contracts Manager by one of the subsidiaries in Houston, Texas. Virginia is admitted to the bar in Italy (“Avvocatessa”). She holds an LLM in International Business Law from Boston University in Boston and a JD from Catholic University of Milan, where she graduated in law withinternational focus. She holds also a master’s degree in Politics, Philosophy and Public affairs.