Giovanna Ianni


In Alliance

Giovanna is a legal advisor assisting domestic and multinational companies on corporate issues, M&A, commercial law, and insolvency, restructuring and turnaround operations, liquidation procedures. Over more than 14 years as legal director in PWC Tax & Legal, Milan office, she has focused on M&A cross-border transactions, mainly in the areas of luxury goods, real estate investments, automotive and industrial groups.

Currently, she is a partner of an independent legal & tax Italian boutique firm and since 2016 she has developed particular expertise in personal data protection matters, becoming a IAPP CIPP/E certified professional and internal auditor according to ISMS – Information Security Management System ISO/IEC 27001 – ISO 19011. She is the Data Protection Officer of the Italian subsidiary of a French group, EU leader in the sector of electronic and paper meal tickets and welfare services.

Giovanna graduated in Law at Catholic University in Milan on 1993; she was admitted to the Milan Bar Association on 1996, subsequently obtained a master degree in finance law at Bocconi University on 1998 and admitted to plead at the High Courts on 2013. She is author of several publications and speaker at numerous conferences and meetings in corporate and personal data protection matters. She speaks fluently English and Spanish and has a good knowledge of French and German.