CAP Holding

The parent company CAP Holding is a wholly publicly owned company that manages the water assets (networks and plants) of municipalities, invests in knowledge and computerisation, performs strategic direction and financial control functions, plans and implements investments, ensuring experience, expertise, quality and safety every day.

The know-how acquired and the possibility of planning economies of scale make CAP Holding a large company at the service of local authorities, a solid reality able to respond to the demand for water infrastructure in the areas.




Yuri Santagostino



Born in 1985, graduate in labor sciences, Yuri Santagostino was mayor of Cornaredo, in the province of Milan, since 2014 and until 2023.

An expert in environmental policies and waste cycle design and management for public and private entities, Santagostino serves as a board member of the Fondazione per l'Housing Sociale (Social Housing Foundation), which deals with policies and projects supporting housing. He was Vice-Chairman of the Association of Italian Municipalities of Lombardy dealing with housing issues. Since Jan. 17, 2024, he has served as president of Confservizi Lombardia, the Association of Public Utilities Companies in Lombardy. He's married and he's got two daughters.



CEO and General Manager

Alessandro Russo



Manager in the public and private sector, he has been a consultant and member of the board of directors of utilities and companies of national importance, including FS Sistemi Urbani and MM Spa. Since 2018 he has been Vice President of Utilitalia and coordinator of its Water Board of Directors. He also was President of Confservizi Lombardia from 2018 to 2024. From 2014 to 2019 he acted as Vice President of Ape, a European association that brings together entirely public water service managers. He is currently CEO and General Manager of CAP Holding SpA, the in-house company that manages the integrated water service of the Metropolitan City of Milan and from 2014 to 2022 he chaired the Board of Directors. He is co-author and editor of volumes on the water service market and sustainability.

Board of Directors

Appointed by the Shareholders' Meeting on May 17th, 2023 for three financial years


Name Position
Yuri Santagostino Chairman BoD
Alessandro Russo Ceo and Director
Karin Eva Imparato Vice-Chairman
Luciana Dambra Director
Barbara Mancari Director

The Articles of Association


The company responsible for performing the audits of CAP Holding is BDO Italia Spa.