Born in Milan on 28 May 1975, he’s father of three.
He obtained a Diploma in Marketing and Finance from the European Business School of Milan in 2000 and a Master's Degree in Small Businesses from the Luigi Bocconi University of Milan in 2002.
He gained professional experience in the business-financial sector in some Italian industrial groups (Medinvest SpA, the Pandolfo Group) and international consulting firms (McKinsey & Company).
He joined the family Group in 2004, dealing with project finance and new projects development in waste-to-energy sector and integrated urban waste cycle management.
In 2007 he worked on project development for electricity production from agroforestry sources, in particular from biogas from the agricultural supply chain. In 2010 he became assistant to the Chairman, giving a new impulse to the generational succession and managing the operational aspects of the Board of Directors and the relationship with the Managing Director. In 2012 he took part in the project to consolidate all the activities of energy production from renewable sources of the Falck Group within Actelios S.p.A., today Falck Renewables S.p.A., one of the most important European pure players in the renewable energy sector, with a total installed capacity of 970 MW (2018) in Italy, United Kingdom, France, Spain and USA.
Since 2014 he chairs the Board of Directors of Falck Renewables S.p.A.
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. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer and General Manager of Falck Renewables SpA.
Javier Asensio is Global Head of Asset Management & Technical Advisory in Falck Renewables.
Javier holds a MSc in Engineering from Valencia Technical University (Spain), and an MBA from the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) of Lausanne (Switzerland). He has over seventeen years of experience in engineering and project management, and over ten years specifically in the renewable energies industry. Javier’s experience is wide both in terms of competences and of jurisdictions, having worked in the investment, construction and management areas of more than 500 MW of solar and wind projects in the United Kingdom, Spain, France and India. Before joining Vector Cuatro and Falck Renewables, Javier served as Chief Operating Officer at Quercus Investment Partners, and held further management roles at OST Energy, Proener and Indra Sistemas.
Marco Cittadini is Global Head of Energy Management & Downstream Services in Falck Renewables S.p.A.
Marco holds a MSc in Engineering and a Postgraduate Master’s Degree in International Economics from SDA Bocconi University in Milan. From 2001 until 2004 he worked in Sapient Corporation, a consultancy company focused on digital innovation. From 1997 to 2000 he was based in the UK and worked for the American group Allegheny Technologies. Later, he was CEO of Poyry Energy S.r.l. in Italy. For the same Finnish Group, he also held international-level positions in Zurich, in management and technical consulting services for renewables resources and energy markets. Until 2016, he was Head of Strategy and Innovation at Siram S.p.A. as well as CEO of Simav S.p.A. (both companies of the French Veolia Group).
Global Head of Business Development and M&A, Carmelo Scalone leads a multinational team, whose core mission is to expand internationally the presence and the portfolio of Falck Renewables S.p.A..
Carmelo holds an Electrical Engineering Degree from La Sapienza University in Rome and also Business Degrees from IESE Business School in Barcelona and Scuola di Direzione Aziendale of Luigi Bocconi University in Milan. He is an Italian citizen, who lived and worked also in Sweden, France and Spain, where he’s currently based. Prior to joining Falck Renewables in 2017, he was at EDF Energies Nouvelles in Paris, where he was in charge of Business Development globally and a member of the Executive Committee. He has been working in the renewable industry since the year 2000. Between 2000 and 2007 he was CEO of Gamesa Energia Italia in Rome and eventually Executive VP for the whole Mediterranean Region at Gamesa. Between 2007 and 2013, he has been the Executive VP of Business Development at EDP Renewables in Madrid, with a global responsibility. He started his career at ABB (in Italy and Sweden), where he served 8 years in different roles and held, among others, the position of Chief Commercial Officer di ABB Energy Automation.
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.
Born in Cava de’ Tirreni on 21 April 1982. Francesco Pesante is Head of Thermal Generation of Falck Renewables S.p.A. since the beginning of 2020.
Graduated with honors in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Salerno, he began his professional career as a researcher in thermofluid dynamics and structural engineering in the Automotive and Industrial Systems. In 2008 he joined Enel dealing with Operation and Maintenance for several Italian thermal power plants of the Group. He moved to Chile in 2015 and held positions of increasing responsibility until he took over the management of the HSEQ Unit for the group's thermal companies operating in Chile and Argentina.
Since 2016 Massimo Meda has been Head of Asset Governance for Falck Renewables’ Italian solar and wind companies and Assistant to the Chairman.
He graduated in Electrical Engineering from Politecnico di Milano and started working in Pirelli S.p.A. (today Prysmian) in the undersea cables sector. Later he joined AEM (today a2a), where he dealt with tariff systems for energy products that were under a monopoly regime at that time. Following the liberalization of the electricity market in 1999, he directed the start-up of the energy division of Camuzzi Group (later acquired by Enel). In 2002 he joined Svizzera Atel (now Alpiq), where he developed the company’s presence on the Italian market for the supply to industrial customers, and he was the first in Italy to start supplying to resellers. In 2007 he joined Actelios (today Falck Renewables), where he worked in agro-energy and developed wood biomass, vegetable oil and biogas projects. When Falck Renewables was established, he led the Energy and Portfolio Management unit and started the energy dispatching and trading company Falck Renewables Energy S.r.l. From 2014 to 2016 he was Energy Director at the Terni steelworks for the German multinational ThyssenKrupp, before he joined Falck Renewables again.
Richard Dibley is Head of Asset Governance for the UK, responsible for the governance of the Group’s 12 projects in the UK totalling 413MW of operating assets. He joined the Group in 2013, and he initially worked in Business Development, Regulatory Affairs, and he was appointed as Director of Falck Renewables’ UK companies in 2017.
Richard’s career in wind energy began in technical and environmental consultancy, after completing a BSc Geology degree from the University of Edinburgh in 1996 and an MSc master’s degree in Mining Geology from the Camborne School of Mines (CSM) in 1997.
Working in various international markets including the USA, Canada and later focusing on the UK, Richard supported a considerable number and variety of wind energy development companies from small independent developers through to major utilities. Services included the management of feasibility studies, technical and commercial assessment of projects, undertaking environmental impact assessment (EIA) and securing planning consents for projects.
As the industry began to rapidly expand, and drawing on his broad ranging consultancy experience, Richard moved into a development role. Initially working for Peel Energy and subsequently GreenPower, Richard identified and developed onshore wind projects in the UK market, culminating in a move to Falck Renewables in 2013.
Siro Tasca has been Head of Internal Audit in Falck Renewables S.p.A. since 2012. He directs the corporate structure responsible for examining the operating effectiveness of the internal control and risk management system, by means of an Audit Plan, which is based on a structured process of analysis and prioritization of the main risks. Siro is also a member of the Supervisory Committee of Falck Renewables S.p.A.
After obtaining a MSc in Business Administration from Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan, he held the positions of Manager and Senior Manager in Arthur Andersen and Deloitte Consulting. In 2004 he was one the founders in Italy of Protoviti, a multinational Group specialized in management consulting, where he held the position of Director until 2012, dealing with Internal Auditing and Risk Management services.
Paolo Rundeddu is the Group Chief Financial Officer at Falck Renewables S.p.A., as well as the Executive in charge of the Company’s accounting documents. He joined the Group in May 2009 as CFO and Head of Management Services at Falck S.p.A.
He graduated in Economic and Social Sciences from Bocconi University in Milan in 1990. He started his career at Andersen Consulting, then joined ABB Finanziaria in 1991, where he dealt with interest rate trading. In 1997 he joined Merloni Elettrodomestici S.p.A. as Chief of Treasury and Insurance Risk Manager. From 2001 to 2004 he was Finance Manager and Investor Relator at H3G S.p.A ., where he supported the launch of the UMTS technology under the 3 brand. From 2004 to 2009 he worked in A2A S.p.A. as Finance & Administration Executive and Executive in charge of the accounting documents, and later Administration, Procurement & Logistics Executive.
Lucia Monti is Group General Counsel and General Secretary, being the head of legal and corporate affairs of the Group. She is General Secretary of the Board of Directors of the listed company Falck Renewables S.p.A.
With a Law master degree from Milan’s Università Cattolica and a postgraduate diploma in International Affairs from the Italian Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI), Lucia Monti started her working experience in 1996 with international law firms in London, specializing significantly in M&A. Back in Italy in 2002 and following the admission to the Milan bar, she took on responsibility roles with international law firms and engineering companies. Before starting with Falck Group in 2017, she worked in ERG Group for nearly 10 years, where she oversaw numerous and relevant M&A and business developments transactions. In 2014 she was appointed General Counsel at ERG Renew S.p.A.
Alessandra Ruzzu is Global Head of Communication & Sustainability and Head of Institutional Affairs. She directs the activities related to Institutional Communication, Media relations and Corporate Social Responsibility in the countries where the Company operates.
Following a degree in Economics and Banking from the University of Siena and a Postgraduate Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Lobbying and Institutional Relations from LUISS Management, she dealt with institutional relations, strategic communication and business internationalization throughout her career. She started in Pirelli, then, from 2000 to 2006, she worked at APCO Worldwide, an American multinational specialized in strategic consultancy and public affairs. Here, among other things, she managed APCO Italy’s internationalization program for Italian businesses in China. Later, she was Advisor for the President of the Italian Parliament’s Delegation to NATO on behalf of the Senate of the Republic, before joining Falck Renewables in 2009. Since 2015 Alessandra has also been a member of the Board of Directors of Cassa Depositi e Prestiti S.p.A. Previously, she was a member of the Board of Directors of Banco di Sardegna S.p.A.
Anastasia Titova is Global Head of HR & Organization in Falck Renewables S.p.A.
She graduated cum laude from the Siberian University of Kemerovo in Linguistics and Literature in 1997, then in Economics and Finance in 2002. She completed a Postgraduate Master’s Degree in Management and Economics of Energy and the Environment from Eni Corporate University in 2003, and she obtained a CIPD certification in HR and Development in 2005.
She started her professional career in 1997 in the oil & gas sector, where over 10 years she gained significant HR experience while working in major projects in Russia for multinational companies such as Occidental Petroleum, Shell and Petrofac International. She moved to the energy sector in 2007, when she joined Enel Group in Russia and worked on the acquisition and integration of the Russian business into Enel Group. She spent 10 years in Enel, with different HR managerial roles in renewable & conventional generation, distribution and corporate structures.
Michela Bambara is Chief Digital and Information Officer in Falck Renewables, in charge of pursuing the digital transformation of the Company and its subsidiaries. Graduated in Engineering at Politecnico di Milano, with a Postgraduate Master’s Degree in Strategic Management of ICT, Michela has many years of experience in digital transformation projects and technological innovation supporting business processes.
She began her career in 2000 in some of the most important consulting firms, and then took on managerial roles in some of the major Italian utilities in the energy field. In Edison, she was responsible for the ICT development of the commercial area at the time when the company was entering the mass market following the liberalization of the energy sector. In 2010 she joined Snam and she dealt with Digital Transformation, at first with a focus on Operation projects and later as Head of Demand and Project Delivery.
Since January 2018 Antonino Callaci has been Head of Risk Management in Falck Renewables S.p.A., with the responsibility of designing and managing the Enterprise Risk Management methodology, aimed at identifying, measuring, managing and reporting risks in the business sectors where the Group operates.
He graduated with highest honors in Business Management from the University of Pisa, where he also obtained a Postgraduate Master’s Degree in Auditing and Internal Control in 2005. In 2018 he completed the Executive Program in Enterprise Risk Management with MIP, Politecnico di Milano’s Business School.
He started his career in 2005 as Process Analyst with ABB. Then, from 2006 to 2012, he worked in Protiviti, a multinational management consulting Group leader in analysis and design of governance, organization and control models; here, within the Risk & Compliance solution, he managed a high number of projects for companies operating in a range of industries, both in Italy and abroad. In 2013 he joined Falck Renewables as Senior Internal Audit Manager.
Since September 2018 Alessia Galbiati has been Global Head of QHSE of Falck Renewables.
She holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from Politecnico di Milano and has worked in Health & Safety since 1999, with increasingly higher roles in major pharmaceutical/chemical multinationals. She was Head of Safety at Smithkline Beecham, and Officer of the scientific and technical division at Federchimica. Later she joined BASF, where she held the role of HSE Manager for the South Europe Business Centre and acquired skills in a range of sectors, including Fine Chemicals, Coil, Coating, Polyurethanes. During the time at BASF, she was responsible for Due Diligence activities for the acquisition and integration of Degussa Construction Chemicals, Engelhard and Ciba Specialty Chemicals. She was also a member of BASF's Responsible Care Europe. Following a brief experience in Schering Plough in 2010, she joined Bracco as Head of HSE, in charge of corporate and governance responsibilities for all of Bracco's business lines. Furthermore, she was a member of the Responsible Care and Emergency Transport Service directive committee of Federchimica.