Mr Carlo Borghini is the Assistant Secretary General for Executive Management at the NATO Headquarters in Brussels. He has overall responsibility for management of the Headquarters, and is the Secretary General's primary advisor for NATO-wide management issues.
Prior to this posting, Mr Borghini was appointed Executive Director of the @Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking (S2R JU) in 2016 and was responsible for the overall management of the S2R JU activities. After November 2021, with the establishment of Europe's Rail JU, the universal successor of @Shift2Rail, he continued in his role of Chief Executive of the new partnership.
Mr Borghini has held senior management positions at corporate level in different domains in private and international organisations. He was the Deputy Executive Director for the SESAR Joint Undertaking (SJU) in Brussels from 2008 to 2014, and prior to this was Director and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), a specialised Agency of the United Nations based in Rome (2006 – 2008). As official of the European Commission (2001 – 2006), he covered the role of Head of Internal Audit Unit in DG BUDG. In the private sector, he worked in M&A, private & investment banking and other industries.
Mr Borghini holds a Master's Degree equivalent in Business Economics and speaks Italian, French and English. He is married with three children