Pierluigi Stefanini was born in 1953. He is Chairman of the Unipol Group and Vice Chairman of the subsidiary UnipolSai Asicurazioni.
He has held positions in the banking, insurance and cooperative sectors.
He was Chairman of Legacoop Bologna from 1990 to 1998 and of Coop Adriatica Soc. Cooperativa from 1998 to 2006.
In 2006, he was appointed Chairman of Unipol Assicurazioni, that in 2007 is named Unipol Gruppo Finanziario S.p.A. (now Unipol Gruppo S.p.A.).
At the same time, he also took the chairmanship of the Unipolis Foundation.
Stefanini currently is also the Chairman of Euresa, European network of fourteen mutual and cooperative insurance companies, as well as that of President of the ASviS Assembly, Alleanza Italiana per lo Sviluppo Sostenibile (Italian alliance for sustainable development) made up of non-profit organizations to support the development of the Italian Agenda to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).