Raffaele Pace was born in Milan in 1962.
He graduated with honors in Business Economics at Bocconi University in Milan in 1986 and began his professional career in 1988 as an Organizational Development Analyst at Honeywell Bull Italia, working in the Human Resources and Organization Department.
In 1992, he spent two years at Telepiù in the role of Organization Analyst.
Pace joined SSB in 1994 and up to 2000 worked in various positions within the Human Resources division, initially in the role of Assistant to the Director and subsequently as Deputy Director.
In 2000, he took on the role of Internal Auditing Specialist, performing audits mainly on the services supplied to customers, on internal processes and on fulfillments and obligations concerning the law on data protection.
In 2002, he was appointed Head of Internal Auditing, working closely with the Audit Committees of a number of Group companies.
As of October 2010, Raffaele Pace has been Risk Governance Director at SIA, with responsibility for control of corporate risks, compliance with the law on protection of personal data, management of the company information security system and the business continuity system, in addition to overseeing the company compliance system.
In 2011, he attained CRISC (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control) certification.