Giuseppe Sala is the Mayor of Milan. Driven by his vision of a fairer, more international, and more attractive Milan, he committed to politics winning his first election as Mayor of Milan in June 2016 and then re-elected in October 2021.
He chairs C40’s Mayoral Task Force on a Green and Just Recovery and is a founding board member of the Mayors Migration Council.
Before Expo Milano 2015 he was firstly appointed CEO of the company managing the World Exhibition and later Commissioner of the Government for the Expo.
He held several positions of responsibility both in the private and public sector, gaining important professional managerial experience. After taking leading roles in major private companies, such as Pirelli and Telecom Italia, he served as City Manager of the Municipality of Milan from January 2009 to June 2010.
Giuseppe Sala is the author of the books: Milano sull’acqua. Ieri, oggi, domani [Milan on the Water.Past, Present, Future] (2014), Milano e il Secolo delle Città [Milan and the Century of Cities] (2017) and Società: per Azioni [Shares in Society] (2020). Born in Milan in 1958, he holds a Degree in Economics and Business Administration from Bocconi University.