Marco Alvera is CEO of Snam, Europe's largest gas pipeline company that deals in natural gas and has been making forays into Hydrogen fuel. He was born in New York and brought up between the US, Italy and the UK. He studied at LSE reading economics and worked at Enel, the world's largest renewable-energy company, before moving to Snam.
Since 2017 he has been non-executive Director of S&P Global, where he is also Chair of the Finance Committee. He is also a member of the Executive Board and of the Steering Committee of the Giorgio Cini Foundation in Venice, a member of the Board of the Italian Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI) and a Visiting Fellow of the University of Oxford. He is Vice President of Fondazione Snam, Snam's non-profit foundation committed to the social development of the Italian regions, and co-founder of the Kenta Foundation, which is active in promoting gender balance and combating educational poverty
After 20 years in the industry, he has explored every aspect of energy from renewable to oil to gas, and the challenges we face; production, transportation and infrastructure. He is uniquely positioned to make the case for Hydrogen as the energy future.