Luigi La Pegna is Head of Enel Green Power's Operations & Maintenance.
Luigi has been with the Enel Group since 2001, working as Director for the Development and Execution of Renewable Energy, Country Manager for EGP France, Head of Project Management & Control at Enel Green Power, and Head of Project Management & Execution for Enel E&R, for the execution of all new projects for Global Generation (coal, CCGT, diesel, large hydroelectric) and the renovation of existing plants for 80,000 MW.
In 2016, Luigi was named Head of Global O&M for EGP, with the responsibility of managing and monitoring the Enel Group’s global activities of production, operations and maintenance in Renewables, for all technologies. He has been on several Boards of Directors and, from 2013 to 2015, he was the CEO of PowerCrop Group (Biomass).
In his career, Luigi has managed global investments in the aerospace sector (2 years with the European Space Agency), the diesel fuel sector (9 years with Mannesmann Anlagenbau AG) and civil and infrastructure for high-speed trains (3 years with Rete Ferroviaria Italiana, the Italian Railway Network).
Luigi has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Rome, with specialization in General Management (Northwestern and Harvard University) and a Master’s in Administration, Finance & Control and Business Management.
Luigi has also registered four international patents for innovative wind units, and represented Italy for eleven years on the GSEP (Global Sustainable Energy Partnership) Project Committee. He is married with two children and is fluent in English, French, Spanish and German. Luigi likes playing music, studying languages and Classical history, swimming, sailing, tennis and volleyball.