Before his designation as President of the Italian Transport Regulation Authority, in July 2013, Andrea Camanzi was a member of the Board of the Italian Authority then in charge of the surveillance over public contracts (2007-2013). Earlier still he had been an executive in the private sector, where he developed his expertise in the area of the economic regulation of public services, acquired a direct knowledge of the issues and dynamics of newly liberalized markets and experienced how companies adapt their industrial strategies to new institutional set-ups. He has been Vice-president for public and economic affairs and Executive Vice-President for domestic and worldwide competition and regulatory affairs in the Telecom Italia group (1999-2006), a member of the Board of the telecom company TIM (1999-2001), Senior Vice-President for Legal, Institutional and Regulatory Affairs of the Olivetti Group (1996-1999) and Vice-president for European Affairs of the Olivetti Group (1992-1996). He chaired the Information, Communication and Computer Policy Group of the BIAC group (2003-2006). Andrea Camanzi received a degree in Economics cum laude from the University of Bologna in 1973. In the year 2018, Andrea Camanzi chairs the network of European railways regulators, IRG-Rail.