Luigi Michi


Graduated cum laudae in Electrical Engineering, he has attended numerous senior executive business programmes at prestigious institutes (Columbia University, Harvard, IESE).

With a significant experience in the energy industry, where he has played different roles since 1985, he is a ‘fully fledged’ expert of energy markets and complex electrical systems, being intensively involved in the current energy transition, with particular regard to the issues associated with decarbonisation targets and the integration of renewable sources.

He started his activity in the ENI group, dealing with turbogas power station designing and the management of the related works (turnkey contracts).

He then continued his career in Enel where he was involved, among other things, in the management and development of renewable plants and carried out several activities related to the grid and power transmission line field (design, construction, control).

He later developed a long and intense experience as Head of Energy Management, with responsibility for the management and dispatching of Enel’s entire Italian generation portfolio, the related sale of energy and services on the Italian market, the procurement and management of the fuel portfolio (gas and coal) as well as wholesale and energy and commodity trading activities in the European spot and forward (OTC) markets.

Finally, he was Head of Strategy, Development and Dispatching at Terna – the Italian Transmission System Operator, where he dealt in particular with dispatching, grid planning and development, regulatory affairs, strategies, market analysis and innovation.

In Key to Energy he follows strategic projects supporting major national and European players in the energy transition throughout the supply chain, from production to retail sale