Donato Varani is enrolled in the Order of Chartered Accountants of Rome and in the Italian Auditors register. After 15 years working as supervisor and inspector for the Bank of Italy, he continued working in listed banks as Internal Audit and Compliance Officer. During these years, Donato has attended national and international high specialization courses and, in 2000, he contributed to the writing of the Bank of Italy’s Annual Report.

From 2008, Donato has started his activity of consultancy and advisory for financial operators.

His main areas of specialization include corporate governance, organization and internal control systems together with prudential supervision of intermediaries. Donato assisted several intermediaries in organizational and internal control assessment and in restructuring operations.

Donato actually provides assistance and advisory to internal control functions of intermediaries (internal audit, compliance, anti money laundering and risk management). Furthermore, he assists bank and other financial operators in authorization processes.

He holds offices in the control bodies and watch structures ex Legislative Decree 231/2001 of financial operators.