Silvia Cappellini started her career in 1992 in EY as Senior Auditor. She moved to The Coca-Cola Company in 1997 where she covered various roles, with growing responsibilities. She was eventually nominated in 2015 as Public Affairs & Communication Community Director for Europe, for which she was responsible for the stewardship of The Coca-Cola Foundation funding in Europe by leading the strategic prioritisation of projects and allocation of resources across 38 markets.
In 2018 she moved to a private foundation, where she was responsible for building a virtuous bridge with profit organisations by developing joint initiatives with a social impact in co-branding, communication, and education while ensuring the foundation's financial stability and independence.
In March 2022, Silvia joined the UniCredit Foundation, where she was last later appointed as General Manager, in November 2022. Silvia also sits on the Board of Directors of the Grameen Foundation Italy.