Nicola Monti

Born in Varese (Italy), on July 6, 1962.
Graduated in Hydraulic-Civil Engineering from the Polytechnic of Milan in 1989.

Professional Background

  • He held various positions from 1989 to 1996 in the International Development department of Snam Spa.
  • From 1991 to 1993 he was project manager for the tenders for privatisation of the Argentinian gas networks and responsible for the development of the Argentina-Chile gas interconnection project.
  • From 1994 to 1995 he was project manager of a technical assistance programme financed by the EU and implemented through a JV with Gazprom for the assessment of the reliability of the Russia-Europe gas transportation system.
  • Between 1996 and 1998 he was sales manager for South-East Asia at Ansaldo Energia and, from 1997 to 1998 Regional Manager in Indonesia and Thailand.
  • In 1999, at Pirelli Cavi e Sistemi, oversaw the project for the integration of the international sales network of the cables division of Siemens, acquired by it.
  • Joined Edison in 1999, as head of international development, and oversees Edison’s entry to the electricity generation market in Greece, the development of gas interconnections with Algeria and Greece and the start-up of gas import and sale activities in Spain. In 2007, he became head of development of the Exploration and Production division and, in 2009, following the acquisition of the Abu Qir gas field in Egypt, he came Head of Operations in North Africa and Middle East. In 2012 became Executive Vice President of the Exploration and Production division and member of the Executive Committee of Edison Spa. In 2017, he also assumed the position of Executive Vice President of EDISON’s Power Asset and Engineering Division.
  • On June 19th, 2019 he was appointed Director of the Board of Edison and from July 1st 2019 he is also in charge as Edison Chief Executive Officer.


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