Head of Energy Management Department
Diego is a Ph.D., chartered mechanical engineer with broad skills in management, process engineering and renewable energy generation, involving principally biomass, biogas, biofuels and waste-to-energy projects. He is experienced with consultancy and management of multi-disciplinary teams, has also gained significant expertise through working on the sustainable development of a wide range of projects in the UK, Italy and internationally. Diego’s areas of expertise include combined heat and power (CHP), district heating, geothermal energy system (such as energy piles for the London public transport sector), low energy and carbon design, and carbon capture and storage (CCS). He is currently leading the Energy Management Department of the Municipality of Genoa responsible for advising on how the Municipality can reduce energy bills and consumption through the development and implementation of appropriate Energy Performance Contracts e/o Public-Private-Partnership proposals to support energy efficiency across the Municipality‘s Assets.