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Management
Olov Mikael Kramer
Chairman
Olov Mikael Kramer
Chairman
Olov Mikael Kramer
Chairman

For the last 30 years, Olov Mikael Kramer has been active within Corporate Finance, M&A and Business Development. Since 2015, he is engaged as an advisor to investors and incumbents in the energy infrastructure sector. He is also non-executive director for IIF’s investments in the European onshore wind company Ventient Energy and non-executive director and Chairman for the Finnish district heating and Industrial Energy Solutions company Adven/Värmevärden active in Finland, Sweden and the Baltics. Olov Mikael Kramer was previously employed for 17 years with the energy company Vattenfall. During the time with Vattenfall, he acted for 11 years as VP/ Director and Head of Group Mergers and Acquisitions during its acquisitive expansion to become one of Europe’s largest energy companies. Previous to that position, he was employed at a Swedish-based venture capital group executing turnarounds of distressed companies, real estate portfolio and debt restructuring as well as corporate finance with Swedish bank group Nordea.

Toni Volpe
CEO
Toni Volpe
CEO
Toni Volpe
CEO

Since 2016, he has been CEO and General Manager of Falck Renewables S.p.A.  

Toni Volpe leads the Group in achieving its mission: to create shared and lasting value for all stakeholders in full respect of the environment that surrounds us, through the generation of clean energy and the provision of services in the management of processes along the entire renewable supply chain.  

Born in Salerno on 3 May 1972, he graduated cum laude from the "Politecnico" University of Milan in Management, Industrial and Economics Engineering in 1997 and obtained an MBA from the Columbia University School of Business of New York in 2002. He gained experience in Marseilles, France, at Decathlon and from 1998 in management consultancy at Bain & Company in Milan. He moved to the energy sector in 2004 joining the Corporate Strategy Department of the Enel Group in Rome. He assumed the role of CEO and Chairman of Enel Green Power North America in 2005 in Boston, USA, then the role of Enel Group HR Planning and Development in 2011 and, in 2014, that of Country Manager and CEO of Enel Romania in Bucharest.  

 Since 2020 he has also joined the Board of Wind Europe.  In 2021, he won the Green Energy category at the CEO Italian Awards 2021 of Business International (Gruppo Fiera Milano) in collaboration with Forbes Italia. 

Business Line
Francesco Benvenuto
Head of Energy Management
Francesco Benvenuto
Head of Energy Management
Francesco Benvenuto
Head of Energy Management

Francesco graduated in Management Engineering and he is Chartered Financial Analyst and member of the CFA Institute since 2016. He worked for Accenture SpA from 2003 to 2006 where he handled advisory projects on energy issues for the main Italian utilities. In 2006 he worked at the Dalmine Energie branch of the Tenaris group, where he dealt with market analysis, investment valuation and P&C. He joined the EDF group in 2008, initially working at Edison Trading in Milan and then for EDF SA in Paris, where he held various positions and later became Head of Pricing and Sourcing of the retail and wholesale portfolio and lastly taking the position of Head of Portfolio Management with responsibility for planning and optimisation of the EDF group’s generation park in France. The strategic activities of his team are of fundamental support for the group’s Business Development and Downstream Services activities: revenues modelling, market analysis, optimisation of market assets, negotiation and pricing of PPAs, management portfolio and financial compliance and reporting. 


He has been head of the Energy Management area of Falck Renewables SpA since 2018, he is CEO of Falck Energy Srl and director of Prima Srl and ECOSESTO SpA.

Marco Cittadini
Global Head of Downstream Services
Marco Cittadini
Global Head of Downstream Services
Marco Cittadini
Global Head of Downstream Services

Marco Cittadini and his team are mainly responsible for monitoring energy markets and the regulatory environment; managing energy contracts, dispatching, hedging, trading and risk management activities for both the group and its customers; developing and investing in energy efficiency, distributed generation and storage solutions for energy consumers; enabling energy digitisation and flexibility for end customers, as well as building electrical stations and accumulation systems for the group and third parties. He holds a degree in Engineering and a Master's degree in International Economics from SDA Bocconi in Milan. From 1997 to 2000 he worked in the UK for the American Allegheny Technologies Group. From 2001 to 2004 he worked for Sapient SpA, a US-based consultancy focused on digital innovation. He subsequently served as CEO of Poyry Energy Srl in Italy and, for the same Finnish group, held international roles in Zurich, in management and technical consultancy services for renewable energy and energy markets. Until 2016, he was Director of Strategy and Innovation at Siram SpA and CEO of Simav SpA, both companies of the French Veolia group.

Richard Dibley
Head of Asset Governance UK
Richard Dibley
Head of Asset Governance UK
Richard Dibley
Head of Asset Governance UK

Richard Dibley has been Head of Asset Governance for the UK since 2017. He is responsible for the governance of the Group's 12 wind farms in the UK totalling 413 MW of installed capacity. He joined the Group in 2013 working initially in Business Development and Regulatory. In 2017, he was appointed director of Falck Renewables' UK businesses. His career in the wind energy sector began in technical and environmental consultancy, having gained a BSc in Geology from the University of Edinburgh in 1996 and an MSc in Mining Geology from the Camborne School of Mines (CSM) in 1997. Working in various international markets including the US, Canada and later the UK, Richard has supported a considerable number of wind energy development companies, from small independent developers to major utilities. His work included feasibility studies, technical and commercial evaluation of projects, carrying out environmental impact assessments and obtaining planning permission for projects.

Scott Gilbert
Global Head of Engineering and Construction
Scott Gilbert
Global Head of Engineering and Construction
Scott Gilbert
Global Head of Engineering and Construction

Scott Gilbert is Global Head of Engineering and Construction for Falck Renewables S.p.A., responsible for ensuring that new Group assets are appropriately engineered, procured, constructed and delivered into commercial operations, safely and sustainably, in line with strategic objectives. Scott also undertakes the organization and management of the Group’s companies in Norway and Sweden. He joined Falck Renewables in 2009 and worked as a Project Manager, then Head of Design and Construction.

Scott holds a degree in Civil & Transportation Engineering from Napier University in Edinburgh, and spent the first 10 years of his career with Balfour Beatty Group, also working with Sweco, a leading European engineering consultancy.

Jonathan Koch
CEO Novis, Country Manager USA
Jonathan Koch
CEO Novis, Country Manager USA
Jonathan Koch
CEO Novis, Country Manager USA

Jonathan Koch joined the Company in 2017 and currently serves as Country Manager USA and CEO of Novis Renewables, an exclusive partnership between ENI S.p.A (ENI.MI) and Falck Renewables North America, Inc., to develop, own and operate solar, wind and storage in the US.

Mr. Koch completed the Corporate Environmental Management Program (now called the Erb Institute) at the University of Michigan and earned a joint MBA and Masters of Science in Resource Policy in 1996. Mr. Koch received a B.A. from Tufts University in 1990.

He began his career at Booz, Allen & Hamilton consulting, joining the firm in 1990, and continued working at Booz, Allen after graduate school through 1998 before moving to General Electric's energy division where he focused on distributed generation and internet strategy. In 1999, Mr. Koch co-founded and managed Sundial, an internet company focused on provisioning utility services online. In 2003, Mr. Koch co-founded and served as Managing Director at US Renewables Group, a private equity fund focused on investing in clean fuels and renewable energy including solar, wind, geothermal, biomass, biodiesel, cellulosic ethanol and energy storage.

Mr. Koch currently serves on the Board of US BitCoin and previously served on the Boards of Renewable Energy Group (NASDAQ: REGI) acquired by Chevron; Pipestem Energy Group acquired by Magellan; Westerly Wind, projects sold to First Wind; General Compression; Fulcrum BioEnergy; Niagara Generation; and OPX Biotechnologies acquired by Cargill.

Massimo Meda
Head of Asset Governance Italy
Massimo Meda
Head of Asset Governance Italy
Massimo Meda
Head of Asset Governance Italy

Head of Asset Governance for the Italian solar and wind companies of the Group since 2016. Massimo Meda manages the Group's assets in accordance with applicable laws and Group policies. After graduating in Electrical Engineering from Milan Polytechnic and working in the submarine cable sector for Pirelli SpA (now Prysmian), he joined AEM (now A2A), dealing with the tariff systems for products in the energy market, which at the time was a monopoly. When the electricity market was liberalised in 1999, he led the start-up of the energy division of the Camuzzi Group (later acquired by Enel). In 2002 he moved to the Swiss company Atel (now Alpiq), developing its presence in the Italian market to supply industrial customers and, as the first in Italy, starting to supply resellers. In 2007 he joined Actelios SpA (now Falck Renewables SpA) and worked in agro-energy. With the creation of Falck Renewables, he became head of the Energy and Portfolio Management unit and started up the energy dispatching and trading company Falck Renewables Energy Srl. From 2014 to 2016 he was Energy Director of Terni Steelworks for ThyssenKrupp.

Fabrizio Moscone
Global Head of Asset Management and Technical Advisory
Fabrizio Moscone
Global Head of Asset Management and Technical Advisory
Fabrizio Moscone
Global Head of Asset Management and Technical Advisory

He joined the group in January 2021 as Global Head of Asset Management and Technical Advisory of Falck Renewables SpA and Chairman of Vector Renewables, one of the main independent advisory firms in the renewable energy segment. Born in Turin on 25 October 1967, he graduated with honours in Economics and Commerce from the University of Turin in 1992, after having served in the Carabinieri (Italian military police) and collaborating with SSA - School of Management. He has worked in Italy, Denmark and the United States for Accenture, Olivetti, Enel, RSA and Sella. As part of his experience in the IT advisory, energy and financial services segments he worked in international contexts holding the position of CFO in Olivetti Denmark, Enel Latin America, Enel North America and RSA Italia where he was CEO Italy from 2009 to 2015. During his five years at Sella he built, started and brought up to speed Centrico, a technological provider of open core banking systems.

Francesco Pesante
Head of Thermal Generation
Francesco Pesante
Head of Thermal Generation
Francesco Pesante
Head of Thermal Generation

In 2020 he joined Falck Renewables SpA as Head of Thermal Generation. Francesco Pesante coordinates a team of about 60 people in charge of the operation and maintenance of the Group's thermal plants, the commercial and operational management of fuels and by-products and the definition and implementation of plant improvements. Since the beginning of 2021, he has also been in charge of the Procurement and General Services unit, managing strategic purchases for the Italian SPVs and services/supplies for the Group's Italian offices.

Born in Cava de' Tirreni in 1982, he graduated with honours in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Salerno. He began his professional career as a thermo-fluid dynamics and structural researcher in the automotive and industrial plant engineering sectors, developing new products with innovative technologies. In 2008 he joined Enel, where he was in charge of Operation and Maintenance for several of the Group's Italian thermal power plants. After moving to Chile in 2015, he held positions of increasing responsibility until he became Head of the HSEQ Unit for the Group's thermal companies operating in Chile and Argentina.


Carmelo Scalone
Global Head of Business Development and M&A
Carmelo Scalone
Global Head of Business Development and M&A
Carmelo Scalone
Global Head of Business Development and M&A

Global Head of Business Development and M&A since 2017. Carmelo Scalone leads an international team whose main mission is to expand Falck Renewables SpA's portfolio and international presence, combining greenfield development, acquisitions, entrance in new markets and technological diversification.

 He has a degree in Electrical Engineering from La Sapienza University in Rome and has completed a course in Business Administration at the Management School at Bocconi University in Milan and an Advanced Management Program at IESE Business School in Barcelona. Prior to joining Falck Renewables in 2017, he was on the Executive Committee of EDF Renouvelables in Paris, with global responsibility for Business Development activities. He has been working in the renewable energy sector since 2000. Between 2000 and 2007, he served as CEO of Gamesa Energía Italia in Rome and later as Executive Vice President of the Gamesa Group for the entire Mediterranean region. From 2007 to 2013, he was Executive Vice President of Business Development at EDP Renewables in Madrid. He started his career with ABB, in Italy and Sweden, holding increasing positions of responsibility during 8 years, including Chief Commercial Officer in ABB Energy Automation

Staff Structures
Claudio Bielli
Acting Chief Digital and Information Officer
Claudio Bielli
Acting Chief Digital and Information Officer
Claudio Bielli
Acting Chief Digital and Information Officer

As from March 2022, he has taken on the role of "Acting Chief Digital and Information Officer", assuming responsibility for the Digital Transformation & IT team.Born in Angera, on Lake Maggiore, on 1 August 1977, after completing his studies, he began his professional career as a systems engineer and analyst programmer for some of the major national Telco companies. After a two-year experience as a consultant in Fiat and having successfully completed a four-year project for the centralization and digitization of all World Wide offices for Versalis, as technical manager of the team, in 2009 on behalf of ENI participates as Technical Architect and IT Manager to the study, engineering and technical implementation of the IT components of the New Green Datacenter ENI, a European excellence for innovation, sustainability and size. 

From 2013 to 2020, first through HP and then as Program manager at DXC, leading a team of over 30 people, he worked for ENI on the design and the implementation of data centers, migrations to new technologies and infrastructural/application centralization of foreign subsidiaries (Europe, Africa South/North America and Asia).

In 2020 he joined Falck Renewables S.p.A as "Head of Technology Transformation and Operation" (CTO), managing and coordinating several teams, Infrastructure, Network, Workplace and Operations and multiple transformation and digitalization projects. 



Antonino Callaci
Global Head of Risk Management
Antonino Callaci
Global Head of Risk Management
Antonino Callaci
Global Head of Risk Management

Antonino Callaci joined Falck Renewables in 2013 as Internal Audit Manager and in 2018 he became Global Head of Risk Management and Business Continuity Antonino Callaci has the responsibility of defining the Group's Business Continuity strategy in agreement with the Process Owners and managing the Enterprise Risk Management framework for the identification, measurement, management and reporting of risks within the different business sectors in which the Group operates. After graduating with honours in Business Administration from the University of Pisa, in 2005 he earned a Master's degree in Auditing and Internal Control from the same University, and in 2018 he finalised the Executive Course in Enterprise Risk Management at MIP, the Business School of Milan Polytechnic. He began his professional career in 2005 as a Process Analyst at ABB, and then continued until 2012 at Protiviti, a multinational management consulting group leader in the analysis and design of Governance, Organisation and Control models, with which he managed numerous Risk & Compliance projects for companies operating in various sectors, both in Italy and abroad

Alessia Galbiati
Global Head of QHSE
Alessia Galbiati
Global Head of QHSE
Alessia Galbiati
Global Head of QHSE

Global Head of QHSE since 2018. Alessia Galbiati and her team are responsible for ensuring high QHSE standards throughout the Group. 

After graduating in Chemical Engineering from Milan Polytechnic, she has been working on Health & Safety issues since 1999, with increasingly important roles in leading multinationals in the chemical and pharmaceutical sector. She was responsible for safety at SmithKline Beecham, an official in the technicalscientific division of Federchimica, and then worked at BASF where she took on the role of HSE Manager for the Southern European Business Centre, acquiring skills in several sectors, including Fine Chemicals, Coil, Coating, and Polyurethanes. During her time at BASF she personally oversaw the Due Diligence activities of the acquisitions and integration of Degussa Construction Chemicals, Engelhard and Ciba Specialty Chemicals and was a Member of BASF's Responsible Care Europe. After a brief stint at Schering Plough, in 2010 she joined Bracco as HSE Head, playing a corporate governance role related to all Bracco's business lines. She is a former member of Federchimica's Responsible Care and Transport Emergency Service Directive Commission.

Simona Gambini
Global Head of Communication & Stakeholder Engagement
Simona Gambini
Global Head of Communication & Stakeholder Engagement
Simona Gambini
Global Head of Communication & Stakeholder Engagement

Since April 2021, she joined Falck Renewables S.p.A as Global Head of Communication & Stakeholder Engagement. Simona Gambini earned a Master’s degree in Economy and Psychology of Organisations at the University of Zurich and an Executive Master of Science in Communications Management at the University of Lugano. She has more than 20 years of international leadership experience for listed companies, a consistent track record as communication and marketing manager, with particular experience in branding, in relations with the press and investors, in crisis communication and B2B marketing in diverse industrial segments (energy/ utilities, commodities, metals and mines, textile machines). She worked for companies such as ZVV, Lanqart AG, STOXX Ltd. She joined Leica Geosystem in 2004 as Director of Marketing and Global Communication. From 2007 to 2010 she held the position of Manager of Corporate Communication and Investor Relations at Vimetco and from 2010 to 2016 in CKW AG (Axpo Group) and in the Ors Group until 2018. She joined the Saurer group in 2018 as Corporate Communication manager. 

Paolo Rundeddu
Group Chief Financial Officer
Paolo Rundeddu
Group Chief Financial Officer
Paolo Rundeddu
Group Chief Financial Officer

Paolo Rundeddu has been with the Falck Group since May 2009, first as Chief Financial Officer and Director of Management Services and then as Group Chief Financial Officer, as well as Financial Reporting Officer. Paolo Rundeddu manages an international AFP&C (Administration, Finance, Tax, Planning and Control and Investor relations) team in the countries where the group is present. He holds a degree with honours in Economics and Commerce, majoring in Social Economic Disciplines, from Bocconi University in Milan in 1990. He began his career at Andersen Consulting, before moving to ABB Finanziaria in 1991 where he worked in interest rate trading. From 1997 to 2001 he was with Merloni Elettrodomestici SpA as Group Treasury Director and Insurance Risk Manager. From 2001 to 2004, he served as Financial Director and Investor Relator of H3G SpA, supporting the launch of UMTS technology under the “3” brand. From 2004 to 2009, he worked at AEM SpA, then A2A SpA, as Director of Finance and Administration and Manager Responsible for Financial Reporting, and later he was also responsible for Purchasing and Logistics. In 2021 he won the “CFO Italian Awards” of ANDAF (National Association of Financial and Administrative Executives) in the “MTA listed companies” category.

Giovanni Stucchi
Group General Counsel and General Secretary
Giovanni Stucchi
Group General Counsel and General Secretary
Giovanni Stucchi
Group General Counsel and General Secretary

He became Group General Counsel and General Secretary of Falck Renewables SpA in May 2021. Giovanni Stucchi handles management of ordinary and extraordinary legal activities, both in and out of court, as well as corporate and compliance requirements. He graduated with a degree in law from the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan with a Master of Laws in International Business and Trade Law earned at Fordham University School of New York and a Master in Economics and Business Administration at Universidad Gabriela Mistral in Santiago Chile. He has gained significant experience in the legal field in Italy and abroad. His professional career expanded in Chile from 2000 to 2006, initially as General Manager of an advisory and management company for real estate projects and from 2003 to 2006 in the position of Head of Legal, Administration & Accounting of a global services company. He worked as an attorney from 2006 to 2018 at the Mondini Rusconi law firm of Milan. He was primarily involved with legal and corporate consultation for extraordinary transactions for Italian and foreign companies. He joined the Falck Renewables SpA group in 2018 as Head of Legal Area South Europe.

Siro Tasca
Global Head of Internal Audit
Siro Tasca
Global Head of Internal Audit
Siro Tasca
Global Head of Internal Audit

Siro Tasca manages a team responsible for verifying the operation and suitability of the Group's internal control and risk management system, through an Audit Plan, based on a structured process of analysis and prioritisation of the main risks. He is also a member of the Supervisory Board of Falck Renewables SpA, secretary of the Control and Risk Committee of Renewables SpA and the single-member Supervisory Board of the Group's main Italian subsidiaries. After graduating in Business Administration from the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan, he held the positions of Manager and Senior Manager for Arthur Andersen and Deloitte Consulting, working first on auditing and acquisition projects and then on consultancy in the Finance area. In 2004, he was one of the founders in Italy of Protiviti, a multinational management consulting group, where he worked as Director until 2012, dealing with Internal Auditing and Risk Management services, particularly in the manufacturing and energy sectors. 

Anastasia Titova
Global Head of HR & Organization
Anastasia Titova
Global Head of HR & Organization
Anastasia Titova
Global Head of HR & Organization

Global Head of HR & Organization in Falck Renewables SpA since 2017. Anastasia Titova manages a team whose mission is to create and promote opportunities to grow, learn and thrive as individuals, teams and organisations by developing a professional environment founded on the principles of fairness, equity and inclusion. 

She graduated with honours from the Siberian University of Kemerovo, first in Linguistics and Literature (1997) and then in Economics and Finance (2002). In 2003 she earned her Master's degree in Management and Economics of Energy and the Environment at Eni Corporate University and in 2005 her CIPD certification in HR and Development. She began her professional career in 1997 in the Oil & Gas sector, where she built up a wealth of experience in the field of human resources over a decade, working on significant projects in Russia for major multinational companies such as Occidental Petroleum, Shell and Petrofac International. In 2007 she joined the Energy sector with Enel Group in Russia, where she participated in the acquisition and integration of the Russian company into the Group's business and where she worked for ten years covering various HR responsibility roles, in the renewable & conventional generation, distribution and corporate structures businesses.