Francesca Di Carlo was appointed Head of Global Procurement for the Enel Group on October 1st 2020. Prior to that, she had been Head of People and Organisation (starting in July 2014).
She first joined Enel in September 2006 as Head of Corporate Strategy, and in 2008 she became Head of the Group’s Audit department.
Her professional career began at the UBS Group in 1987, where she specialised in corporate finance operations at both Italian businesses and international groups. She also covered a wide range of roles at the Telecom Italia Group, including Head of Investor Relations for Telecom Italia and Tim, Head of Financial Planning and Head of Corporate Development and Mergers & Acquisitions. Among the projects she headed up were the completion of the group's international portfolio divestment programme, the demerger and sale of Seat - PG through one of Europe's largest Leveraged Buyouts and Telecom Italia's European broadband activity.
As Chairman of Stream, she was responsible for completing the merger with Tele +, becoming a Director of Sky Italy as a representative of Telecom Italia. She was also Chairwoman of Telespazio, where she looked after the business' sale to the Finmeccanica Group.
In 2001 she won the Women and Finance edition of the M. Bellisario award.