Irene De Angelis is head of antitrust affairs for Intesa Sanpaolo, based in Milan. She supports the bank in reducing corporate risk exposure, protecting reputation and using competition law as a tool to increase the competitive edge. Qualified lawyer in Italy, Irene de Angelis joined Intesa Sanpaolo in 2008. She previously spent several years in the private practice and then was legal counsel for the Belgian-Italian Chamber of Commerce in Brussels. She is member of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Committee on Competition, and member of the Business at OECD (BIAC) Competition Committee. In 2017, Irene de Angelis was recognised amongst the “30 in their 30s Notable Women in Competition 2017”. Italian, Irene spent part of her career in Brussels.