Chief Executive Officer and General Manager
Paolo Gallo is Chief Executive Officer and General Manager at Italgas as well as Chairman of its main subsidiary, Italgas Reti.
Born in Turin in 1961, he received his degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Turin. He subsequently earned a MBA from Turin University. From 2014 to 2016 he was the Chief Executive Officer of Grandi Stazioni S.p.A, of which he previously oversaw the privatization. From 2011 to 2014 he worked at Acea S.p.A., firstly as Chief Operating Officer and then as Chief Executive Officer. Listed at the Milan stock exchange, the company is one of the main Italian multi-utilities.From 2002 to 2011 he was in the Edison Group, initially as Head of Strategy and Innovation. He was then (2003-2011) Chief Operating Officer and eventually Chief Executive Officer of Edipower.
He started his career in Fiat Avio S.p.A. in 1988, holding several roles and responsibilities over 13 years. In 1997 he began working in the energy field, developing new initiatives in Italy, India and Brazil. He eventually recollected all Fiat Group’s electricity generation activities in Fiat Energia – of which he was Chief Executive Officer until 2002. Through Fiat Energia, Fiat Group acquired Montedison in 2001.
Between 1992 and 1993 he was dean of the MBA programme at the School of Business Administration of the University of Turin, where he lectured “Industrial Investmens Economical-Financial evaluations” until 2002. He is also co-author of relevant publications in the sector.