Luigi La Pegna

Head of Operation & Maintence

Luigi graduated in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Rome, with further specialization in General Management (Northwestern and Harvard University) and Masters in Administration, Finance & Control and Business Management. He managed worldwide large investment from aerospatial (2 years with European  Space Agency), Oil & Gas (9 years with Mannesmann Anlagenbau AG), civil and infrastructures for high speed trains (3 years with Italian National Railways).

In  2001 he joined Enel and worked as  Director for Development and Execution of Renewable Energies, Country Manager for EGP France, Head of Project Management & Control in Enel Green Power (300 new power plants, 5000MW, 6000MUSD), Head of Project Management & Execution in Enel E&R, for execution of  all new Projects for Global Generation worldwide (Coal, CCGT, Oil & Gas, Large Hydroelectric) and main refurbishment on existing Power Plants of 80,000 MW.

On 2016 Luigi was appointed as Head of Global O&M in Global Renewable Energy, with responsibility to manage and monitor production, operations and maintenance activities  for all Enel Group Renewable assets worldwide in all technologies. 

He served in various Boards and from 2013 to 2015 was CEO for PowerCrop Group (Biomass). Luigi has also registered four  International Patents for Innovative Wind units, and represented Italy for eleven years at Project Committee of GSEP.

Married, with 2 sons, Luigi likes to play music, study foreign languages and classical history, and practice swimming, diving, tennis and volleyball.