Dr. Raffaella Turatto is a renowned expert in energy technology innovation and energy economics.
Raffaella spent 27 years at Eni, one of the world’s leading energy companies, where she held many positions in the strategy department, including R&D project evaluation, energy scenarios and start-up evaluation. She was part of the team that strategized, negotiated, implemented and managed Eni’s strategic alliances with MIT - which also led to the creation of the Eni-MIT Solar Frontiers Center in 2010 – Stanford and other leading universities in Europe. Raffaella began her career at Italian Industrial Association where she led the economic study group.
With more than 30 years of global experience in the energy sector Raffaella is a specialist in addressing the challenges of economic development and technology innovation on the road to a sustainable world for all. This together with a deep understanding of the impact of social innovation, environmental, political, and regulatory drivers on companies’ bottom line.
Raffaella holds a degree in Economics from the University Bocconi of Milan with a thesis on industrial sector crises. She has extensively lectured on energy economics and innovation at Eni Corporate University.