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Luisa Delgado was born in Rabius, Canton of Graubünden, Switzerland, and took a Licence en Droit from Université de Genève, a Master of Laws from King’s College/University of London, a Postgraduate Diploma of European Studies from Universidade Lusiada in Lisbon, and more recently the FT Non-Executive Director Diploma.
Luisa spent over 21 years in Procter & Gamble, holding roles of increasing responsibility in Human Resources across Europe, before assuming Vice President responsibility for the Group’s Human Resources function for the Western European region. From 2007 to 2012, she was General Manager and Vice President for Procter & Gamble Nordic, based in Stockholm. From 2012 to 2013 she was CHRO and member of the Global Executive Board of SAP A.G., based in Germany. From 2013 to 2018, Luisa was the Chief Executive Officer of Safilo Group, a global eyewear manufacturer headquartered in Padova, Italy.
Currently, Luisa acts as an active investor in the high-end luxury sector namely in Portugal and holds non-executive board member positions at a number of privately held and publicly listed enterprises, including ao.com in the UK, Barclays Bank (Suisse), and INGKA Holding B.V. (IKEA Group).