Livio Gallo is the Head of the Global Infrastructure and Networks business line (2005-2014 Infrastructure and Networks Division). The division encompass Enel Distribuzione, being the largest Italian Distribution System Operator with more than 32 million customers and managing more than 1,100,000 km of electric lines, and Enel Sole, managing public lighting infrastructures in 4,000 Italian municipalities.
The Division is continuously striving to innovate electricity infrastructure by introducing the newest technologies and systems, e.g., smart metering, network automation, LED lighting and smart lighting, electric vehicle charging systems, energy storage systems; the Division is currently one of the leading companies on Smart Grids with more than 10 years of experience starting from the first large scale deployment of Smart Meters on more than 32 million customers in 2001.
He is also the Chairman and founding member of the association named European Distribution System Operators for Smart Grids (EDSO for Smart Grids), incorporated in May 2010, having more than 30 members and participating to the European Industrial Initiative on Smart Grids launched by the European Commission.
Since 2011 member of the Board of Chilectra, Holding controlling the Latin America Distribution Companies of Enel Group.
Since 2006 member of the Board of CEI, Italian Electrotechnical Committee.
Since 2005 President of Enel Sole.
From 2005 to 2011 CEO of the Electric Distribution Company of Valle D'Aosta (Deval
From 2004 to 2005, Executive Vice President of Business Area Electric Network of Enel Distribuzione.
From 2004 to 2010 member of the European Technology Platform for Smart Grids
From 2002 to 2004, Executive Vice President of Regulated Sales Area of ENEL Distribuzione, which sells energy to 30 millions of residential and business customers.
From 1999 to 2001, Executive Vice President of Sales Area of Enel's Gencos for the privatization of Enel's 15,000 MW of generation power.
Before 1999, he was in Elsag Bailey Process Automation, a Finmeccanica Group's company, as Area Vice President West Europe and Africa. Elsag Bailey Automation provides automation products and solutions for the Industry and Energy market. He was also member of the Group Executive Committee and Board of Directors of several companies of the Group in Europe.