Livio Gallo was appointed Head of the Enel Group’s Global Infrastructure and Networks Business Line in July 2014.
He is also currently Chairman of the Board of Directors at both Chilectra SA (one of Enel’s Latin American subsidiaries) and Enel Sole, as well as being a Board Member at Endesa SA and CESI SpA.
Mr. Gallo joined Enel in 1999 as Head of Sales Area for Eurogen, Elettrogen and Interpower, generation companies (GenCos) created as spin-offs of Enel that had a total capacity of 15 gigawatts and were sold by Enel as part of the liberalisation of the Italian energy market. After taking part in the sale of the GenCos, Mr. Gallo became Head of Enel Distribuzione’s Commercial Department in 2002. In 2005 he was appointed Head of Enel’s Italian Infrastructure and Networks Division and CEO of Enel Distribuzione, maintaining his position in the former role until moving onto his current position.
From 2005 to 2011 Mr. Gallo was also CEO of Deval, managing electrical distribution in the Valle D’Aosta region, and from 2006 to 2013 he was Chairman of Enel Rete Gas.
Outside the Enel Group, from 2004 to 2010 he was member of the European Technology Platform for Smart Grids, and then Chairman and founding member of the European Distribution System Operators for Smart Grids association, of which he currently Deputy Chairman. Since 2006 he has also been a member of the Executive Committee of Italian Electrotechnical Committee (CEI).
Prior to arriving at Enel, Mr. Gallo was Elsag Bailey Process Automation’s Area Vice President for Western Europe and Africa and a member of its Executive Committee. He has also been CEO and a board member at a number of businesses both in Italy and abroad.