Management team

Amedeo Gagliardi
Chairman

Chairman of Pavimental since July 2020, Mr. Gagliardi is a lawyer and was born in Rome in 1972. He is a graduate in Law from La Sapienza University of Rome. With past experience in legal consultancy on public works, holding positions within consortiums involved in the construction of high speed railways and major construction companies, his last position was that of Legal Manager of Italferr, a company in the FS (State Railways) Group. He then joined Autostrade per l’Italia in May 2007, initially working in the contracts and procurement sector, joining the Legal Department of Autostrade in 2012. He was appointed Manager of the Legal Department in January 2015 and then Manager of the Procurement and Contracts Department in August 2019. He is also chairman and board member in some of the subsidiaries of the Group.

Franco Tolentino
Chief Executive Officer

A civil engineer, he has been CEO of Pavimental since May 2010. He joined the Autostrade Group in 1983 and over the years has held positions in ever-increasing responsibility, specifically as Project Manager for important works on national motorways and, with appointment in 2008, has Chief Executive Officer of SPEA, the Group’s engineering services company.



Alfredo Cullaciati
General Manager

Alfredo Cullaciati has been the General Manager of Pavimental S.p.A since 1st December 2018. He is a civil engineer specialising in hydraulics and he has over thirty years experience, first as a Project Manager and then as Chief Engineer for leading construction companies such as Rodio S.p.A., Cossi Costruzioni and Italtunnel for national and international , contracts. Since 2009 in Pavimental, he has directed, as Technical Director, the infrastructural contracts in various areas on the national territory and subsequently held the role of Head of the Operations Management structure.



Mauro Martinelli
Technical Director

He has worked for Pavimental since 1998 as a Technical Director. He supervised the motorways pavement maintenance for the entire network. He is also been in charge of Pavimental's airport works and noise reduction works and renovation of the side barriers on the motorway. After obtaining his degree in geotechnics, he worked for construction companies such as Rizzani De Eccher S.p.A. and Schiavo Costruzioni S.p.A.

Alberto Di Bartolomeo
Technical Director for Highway Pavement Maintenance

Alberto Di Bartolomeo is a civil engineer specialising in Transports. He joined Pavimental in 1993. From 1993 to 2012 as Site manager, he has managed Pavimental's infrastructural contracts for important works such as extension of motorway lanes, construction of junctions and restructuring of viaducts and airport works in the main Italian airports. From 2012 to 2017 he was Chief Engineer for works of realization of noise barriers on the motorway and construction of junctions. In 2017 he was Responsible of Pavings and Laboratories of the Maintenance and Investments Department for Autostrade per l'Italia S.p.A. In addition, he served as R.U.P. (responsible for the administrative procedure of the contract) for various contracts of paving works. From July 2015 to November 2017 he was General Manager and member of the Board of Directors of the company Sat Lavori s.c.a.r.l. In October 2018 he has become Head of Infrastructures East Italy of Pavimental S.p.A..; in March 2019 this operating unit change its name to Infrastructure East Italy and Civil Engineering Structures. He has been Technical Director for Highway Pavement Maintenance since 1st October 2020.


Italo Menegola
Technical Director for the North-West


Italo Menegola joined Pavimental in 2009 as Responsible of infrastructural works. He worked on the construction of the third lane of the A14 motorway (Lots 1A and 1B) and then, from June 2013, on the strengthening of the motorway Barberino del Mugello - Calenzano (Lots 0 - 1 - 2 - 13). Before joining Pavimental he worked for construction companies such as T.M.G. Scavi and Cossi Costruzioni S.p.A. in wich he was involved in the management of construction sites. From June 2017 to October 2018 he was Head of Barberino Infrastructure Unit, to then acquire the same responsibility for the new operational unit called Tuscany Infrastructure. From January 2020 he became responsible for the operating unit Liguria Infrastructure and Tunnelling. He has been Technical Director for the North-West since 1st October 2020.


Matteo Bellavita
Technical Director for the North-East

A graduate in civil engineering, specialising in geotechnics, Matteo Bellavita gained his initial work experience in major railway and highway works as Worksite Technical Office manager and Worksite Manager. He joined Pavimental in 2010, initially following the works for the expansion of Lot 1 of the A14 highway and subsequently the works for the completion of the Valico variant. He was appointed to the role of Worksite Manager for the enhancement of the highway stretch between Barberino di Mugello and Calenzano in June 2017 and worked in this position until January 2020, when he became the Project Manager for Liguria. He has been Technical Director for the North-East since 1st October 2020.

Andrea Longo
Technical Director for the Central Area

A graduate in Civil Engineering, specialising in Structures, from "La Sapienza" University of Rome, Andrea Longo began working for Pavimental in May 2020 in the position of Head of Florence Infrastructure Unit and from 1st October 2020 that of Technical Director for the Central Area. He has worked for major construction companies such as Società Italiana per Condotte d'Acqua S.p.A., TOTO Costruzioni Generali S.p.A. and the ICM Group, as Worksite Director, Project Manager and Technical Director. During his previous employment, he was involved mainly in the development of infrastructural works (highways, railways and airports) nationwide, and was also involved in hospital construction projects.

Claudio Ceccarelli
Technical Director for the South-East

A graduate in civil engineering, specialising in geotechnics, from "La Sapienza" University of Rome, Claudio Ceccarelli has worked for major construction companies, such as the Società Italiana per Condotte d’Acqua S.p.A. (the Italian water pipelines authority) and I.M. Intermetro S.p.A., gaining his work experience in the positions of Worksite Manager, Project Manager and Technical Director. He has been involved in the construction of major infrastructures (road and railway) and highly architectural and technological construction works, such as the new Congress Centre in Rome ("La Nuvola di Fuksas").
He joined Pavimental in May 2020 in the role of Project Manager for Tuscany and has been Technical Director for the South-East since 1st October 2020.

Gianluca Cangemi
Technical Director for Airport Works

Graduated in Hydraulic Civil Engineering, he has gained his professional experience in leading construction companies such as Pizzarotti & C. S.p.A., TOTO S.p.A. and CESI, where he has held positions of Chief Technical Officer and Project Manager for big projects. In 2014, he joined Co-Opera S.p.A. as Technical and Production Manager of infrastructural works and industrial building projects. Additionally, he was also member of the company Board.
From October 2017 he has become Technical Director for Airport Works of Pavimental S.p.A.


Aquilino Panone
Chief Financial Officer

Graduated in Economics, he worked in Autostrade since 1988, in Budget Office, Cost Control Unit and Finance Area, with specific responsibilities in preparing annual financial statement of Autostrade per l’Italia S.p.A. From 2005 to September 2013 he was Administrative Manager of the subsidiaries. In October 2013 he has become Chief Financial Officer of Pavimental S.p.A.