Born in Milan in 1971 and graduated in Law with a dissertation on "Cyber crime in the Italian banking system", Umberto Ambrosoli is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors of Banca Aletti SpA, the private bank of the BancoBPM Group.
Previously, he held the same position in Banca Popolare di Mantova (2016) and in Banca Popolare di Milano (2017-2018).
Since 2002, he has been practising as a lawyer in the fields of criminal economic law.
He has always been committed to enhancing and updating ethical and deontological experiences, and participates in meetings in schools throughout Italy, in conferences and public initiatives; in 2009 he published Qualunque cosa accade (Sironi), winner of the 2009 Capalbio Prize in the Politics and Institutions section and of the 2010 Tiziano Terzani prize; in October 2009 he won the Premio Borsellino for civil commitment. In 2015 he published Coraggio, (Il Mulino) the book with which he won the Padula National Prize. In 2017, for Bompiani, he wrote Diritto all'oblio, dovere della memoria. Etica nella società interconnessa.
Between 2009 and 2012, his opinions appeared in the Corriere della Sera, while today he is a columnist for Corriere dell'Innovazione, the monthly magazine of the aforementioned newspaper.