Board of Directors

Mrs. Elena Breno

Vice Chairman

Mrs. Elena Breno holds 23 years of extensive experience in the banking industry.

Graduated with full honors in Business Administration at Bocconi University in Milan, Mrs. Breno started her professional career in 1995 in the Risk Advisory Service Team of Bankers Trust Co in London and afterward she moved to Merrill Lynch’s Global Power Group in New York. In 1997, she came back to Italy as senior consultant for Bain & Co, strongly involved in several strategic projects with a focus on the wealth management, commercial and investment banking sectors.

In 2001, she joined the Sanpaolo  Group (now Intesa Sanpaolo) as Head of Business Development in the Asset Management Department, afterwards she took the responsibility of the Planning and Control of BIMI (Banca IMI) the Group’s investment banking and the responsibility of the commercial activities of Eurizon Vita, insurance company of Intesa Sanpaolo Group. She had the opportunity to know the competitive dynamics, product and service models of these significant growing business areas.

In 2009, Mrs. Breno started her experience in the International Subsidiaries Banks Division, which is landed of the Central Eastern Europe and North Africa businesses of Intesa Sanpaolo Group. She currently supports the top management in assessing and defining the strategy and the business plans in line with the commercial targets, the risk appetite and the regulatory frameworks, being also involved in analyzing the international subsidiaries profitability by business lines.

Mrs. Breno is a strong advocate for Inclusion, diversity and women leadership and a firm believer in transparency, integrity and meritocracy. Working in a Group that has a massive footprint in sustainable development and active CSR, Breno collaborated with several associations in the development arena.

Mrs. Breno is currently the Vice chairman, with previous experience as a member of Intesa Sanpaolo  Slovenia’s Supervisory Board, Audit Committee, and Risk Committee, and Board Member of Sanpaolo  Bank Albania Sh. A (Albania), Eurizon Tutela Spa (Italy) and EurizonLife Ltdd (Ireland).

Mr. Dante Campioni

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director
ALEXBANK (a bank of Intesa Sanpaolo)

Dante Campioni joined ALEXBANK in January, 2015 as Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director and Board Member.

Campioni brings with him strong commercial expertise gained from his diversified experience through different business units in the Intesa Sanpaolo Group. Starting 1979 his extensive Italian and international business experience featured several assignments within the Group, both in and outside Italy. Amongst the other he held the position of General Manager and Head of Europe and the Mediterranean Area in the London Hub of Sanpaolo IMI for about 6 years, where he managed a balance sheet in excess of €16bn total assets, Head of Corporate Banking and International Development at Banca IMI in 2006/2007 the Group’s investment banking arm with a turnover above €500Mn, and Head of Business of Mediocredito Italiano (ISP Group entity specialized in SMEs advisory and Financing) for more than 3 years.

Previous to his assignment in ALEXBANK, for about 3 years Campioni headed Liguria and South West Piedmont region, one of the largest Italian Areas within Banca dei Territori, the largest business unit of Intesa Sanpaolo Group. There he managed financial assets in excess of €21Bn through a network maintaining relationship with about half a million customers. Campioni’s global path included Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Singapore, and London, in addition to Milan, Turin, Rome, Florence and Genoa in Italy.

Throughout his career, Campioni has been a member of several banking institutions. Just before leaving to Egypt, he was the deputy chairman of the Italian Banking Association’s Regional Committee (Liguria ABI), and board member of Rete Fidi Liguria, a regional institution which provides guarantees on bank credit facilities granted to small and medium-sized Italian enterprises.

Mr. Eduardo Bombieri

Chief Risk Officer and Board Member


As of September 2015, Mr. Eduardo Bombieri, Chief Risk Officer and Board Member, joined ALEXBANK.

Mr. Bombieri joins ALEXBANK with a rich and broad international experience gained from working across various positions in several countries.

He started his international career in London in Structured Finance followed by over 10 years in the United States where he was heading Banca Intesa's International Desk.

Mr. Bombieri later managed Banca Intesa's Los Angeles Branch and finally their New York Branch, as well.

He also spent several years in Milan, where he was responsible for the set up and management of the International Corporate unit, and was later appointed head of ISP's International Credit.

Before joining ALEXBANK, Mr. Bombieri was a senior executive and Board Member in CIB, the Hungarian subsidiary of ISP, in charge of Risk, Underwriting, Finance, Operations and IT across different periods. 

Mr. Giovanni Bergamini

Non-Executive Member of the Board
Representative of ISP

With over 34 years of experience in the field of Banking, Mr. Giovanni Bergamini brings valuable experience to his current role as member of the BoD and Chairman of the Audit Committee in ALEXBANK Egypt. Mr Bergamini also acts as an independent member at Intesa Sanpaolo Bank Romania, with the same roles both in BoD and Audit Committee.

Prior to his current role, Mr. Bergamini worked for over 34 years in the field of banking. From June 1978 to January 1997, Mr. Bergamini progressed quite rapidly from the role of employee in Back Office to managing tasks in retail and corporate segment in a regional network. In January 1997 Mr. Bergamini was requested to move to Head Office in Internal Audit Division and from since then his career entirely progressed in the area of the third level of controls.

Starting from 2002 Mr. Bergamini progressively was involved on activities focused of the Bank’s International network and from May 2010 was nominated Head of the IA Office competent for ISP Group South Eastern Banks. Mr. Bergamini took the roles of Chairman of the Audit Committee in Privredna Banka Zagreb (Croatia), in Banca Intesa (Serbia) and Intesa Sanpaolo Banka (Bosna I Hercegovina), and of Permanent Invitee in Intesa Sanpaolo Bank Romania, and was confirmed as independent Chairman in the AC of those Banks from the date of his accession to the pension status in September 2012.

Mr. Atter Hanoura

Non-Executive Member of the Board
Representative of the Public Domain

Eng. Atter Hannoura has 31 years of professional working experience in different capacities and business sectors. Eng. Hannoura is a PPP procurement and contract management professional, with all-round business experience mainly gained from working for the multilateral Organizations since 1997 (USAID 1 year then the World Bank for 9 years) as a Management Information System (MIS) and procurement expert, which were extended to full Project Management, Financing and Contract Management in the MENA Region.

Eng. Hannoura worked as a deputy general manager, Business development Director and Vice President for different Regional and Local Organizations with a strong direct to customer's experience. Such variance provided high exposures in senior and broadly based wider commercial aspects such as legal, logistics, sales and distribution, experience in business aspects in the Egyptian and Middle Eastern markets, as well as the implementation of total business and technology solutions, which was coupled by broad exposure to various cross-functional commercial and corporate affairs.

Since Feb 1st, 2007, Eng. Atter Hannoura has joined the Ministry of Finance of the Egyptian Government to participate in establishing the PPP Central Unit ,in the capacity of the Director of the Central Department for PPP Projects and Tendering Affairs Contract Manager responsible for implementing PPP initiative on a national basis. Eng. Hannoura was promoted to be the Director of the PPP Central Unit in May 2011.

Dr. Mohamed Ahmed Maait

Non-Executive Member of the Board
Representative of the Public Domain

Dr. Mohamed Ahmed Maait is currently serving as the Vice Minister of Finance for Public Treasury Affairs in Egypt’s Ministry of Finance & Head of the Economic Justice Unit, which works on several social protection programs, most notably the Pension Reform Program including working on a New Egyptian Social Insurance and Pension Law. Prior to his appointment as Vice Minister, he held the position of First Deputy to the Minister of Finance in 2015 and as a Deputy to the Minister of Finance for Pension and Social Insurance during the period (2009 – 2013). In addition, he served as First Deputy to the Minister of Health & population for Financial & Administrative Affairs (2014 – 2015). Over his career of more than 30 years, he held many positions related to the field of Pension and Social Insurance. He also served as Vice Chairman for the Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority (2013-2015), Chairman of the Egyptian Governmental Actuarial Department (EGAD) at the Ministry of Finance (2010– 2013), Vice Chairman of the National Organization for Social Insurance (2011-2012), Senior Pension and Social Insurance Reform Advisor to the Minister of Finance (2007-2009). He was also appointed as the Executive Director of the Egyptian Insurance Institute (2007), he is also a member of many national and international committees and boards of directors.

Before working in the Governmental Institutions, he already had an extensive academic career. He holds a B.A. degree in Insurance and Mathematics from Cairo University, Egypt (1984), a Two-year Pre-Master Course in Insurance, Mathematics & Statistics from Cairo University, Egypt (1988), an M. Phil. in Insurance from Cairo University, Egypt (1992), he also got a Diploma (1996) and an MSc in Actuarial Science from City University, London, UK (1997), after which he obtained his Ph.D. degree in Actuarial Science from City University, London, UK (2003) on Modelling the Actuarial Valuation and Projection of the Funded Defined Benefit Public Pension Systems. In addition, he has more than 27 years of teaching and researching experience at many universities in Egypt, UK and other countries.