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Corporate Governance

A solid and innovative structure inspired by ethics and integrity

Established in compliance with the current regulatory framework, our governance system is the backbone of SGI. It is a guarantee of weighted decision-making processes, balance and protection of the rights and interests of stakeholders.

It is a commitment to transparency, accountability and safety.

Board of Directors

Our strategic guide for sustainable corporate development

Fulvio Conti

Chairman

Roberto Loiola

Chief Executive Officer

Roberta Benedetti

Director

Paolo Pietrogrande

Director

Patrick Herger

Director

Charlotte Brunning

Director

Marissa Dardi

Director

Our organisation

Roberto Loiola

Chief Executive Officer

Roberto Loiola, at SGI in April 2023, is the Chief Executive Officer. He holds a degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of Padua and has over thirty years of experience in managerial roles both in Italy and abroad, including several CEO positions.
Over the years, he has
demonstrated a strong ability to lead positive changes throughout the business cycle, transforming complex organizations and managing relationships with various stakeholders.
During his career, he has focused on technologies, infrastructures, networks, and digital solutions for global groups such as Nokia, Alcatel-Lucent, Huawei, and Italian companies such as Sirti and Telecom Italia. He has been based in Milan, Rome, Helsinki, London, Düsseldorf, and Turin.

Roberto Loiola

Chief Executive Officer

Gianluca Vollaro

Business Development, Strategy, Regulatory Affairs and Innovation

Gianluca Vollaro, at SGI since 2024, serves as Co-Manager of  Business Development, Strategy, Regulatory Affairs, and Innovation.
He holds an academic background in economics and finance, with a Master’s degree in Economics and Business Management from the University of Turin, a Master of Science from City University of London, a Diplôme de Grande Ecole from ESCP Europe in Paris, and a Bachelor’s degree in International Management from LUISS Guido Carli University in Rome. Since 2017, he has been involved in strategic consulting with the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), supporting major national and international energy players. Prior to that, from 2014 to 2017, he worked at ENEL as a Front Office trader in the Global Trading Business Line.

Gianluca Vollaro

Business Development, Strategy, Regulatory Affairs and Innovation

Raffaele Maiello

Operations

Raffaele Maiello, at SGI since 2023, is the Chief Operating Officer.  

After earning a Master’s degree in Management Engineering from the University of Naples “Federico II”, he began his career in 2011 as an Engineer and Plant Development Manager at the Northeast Department of 2i Rete Gas. In 2015, he moved to Italgas, where he served as a Manager, responsible for managing complex projects for the construction of methane gas distribution plants in the Gas Distribution Rome division. He returned to 2i Rete Gas in 2017, first as an Executive Operation Manager, responsible for operations in Campania, Molise, Basilicata, and Calabria, and then as an Executive & Head of the Northeast Department. In 2021, he completed his MBA at Bologna Business School. 

Raffaele Maiello

Operations

Paolo Alessio

Business Development, Strategy, Regulatory Affairs and Innovation

Paolo Alessio, at SGI since 2010, is the Co-Manager of Business Development, Strategy, Regulatory Affairs and Innovation.

He graduated in Civil Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Turin. After an initial experience with a local construction company, he joined Italgas in 1991, managing the start-up of the Procurement North/Northeast and Central-South Purchasing areas and becoming the Head of Purchasing and Logistics in 2001. In 2007, he moved to Palermo as the Head of the Sicily District, completing the integration of Siciliana Gas. In 2010, he joined SGI as the Technical Director, overseeing the implementation of the investment plan and all technical operations.

Paolo Alessio

Business Development, Strategy, Regulatory Affairs and Innovation

Pasquale Verrecchia

Safety, Health, Quality, Environment and Corporate Sustainability

Pasquale Verrecchia, at SGI since 2010, is the Head of Safety, Health, Quality, Environment and Corporate Sustainability. 

After graduating in Physics from the University of Pavia, he began his professional career in Italtel, in the division that was then sold to Siemens and Flextronics, initially as a designer and process engineer for military systems, then in audit, and later specialised in HSEQ at the production plants. After experience in the automotive sector at the Cologni Group and in a small construction services company (IACE), he joined SGI in 2010. At SGI, he contributed to the start of internal HSEQ, Internal Auditing and ESG activities, building quality systems and defining the system of procedures for the company. 

Pasquale Verrecchia

Safety, Health, Quality, Environment and Corporate Sustainability

Luisa Maria Nucci

Permitting and Authorizations

Luisa Maria Nucci, graduated in Environmental Engineering from the University of L’Aquila, joined Edison in 2009 as an Engineer in the Technical Office.
Since 2010, she has taken on increasing responsibilities at SGI, first as a Technical Engineer, handling engineering and authorizations for new projects, and in 2015 becoming a Project Manager in Engineering and Construction, supervising engineering projects and project management until completion. In 2022, she assumed the current role of Head of Permitting and Authorizations.

Luisa Maria Nucci

Permitting and Authorizations

Giorgia Palmieri

Human Resources and Organization

Giorgia Palmieri, at SGI since January 2024, is the Head of Human Resources and Organization.

She graduated in Work and Organizational Psychology from the University of Rome “La Sapienza”. In 2014, she joined Catalent Pharma Solutions, a pharmaceutical manufacturing and services company, focusing on personnel selection, training, organizational development, internal communication, social responsibility, and diversity & inclusion. From 2014 to 2021, she was an HR Specialist at the production plant in Aprilia (LT), while from July 2021 to December 2023, she served as an HR Business Partner for the Anagni (FR) site. Her professional journey began in 2013 at Eco-Consult as a Junior HR Consultant.

Giorgia Palmieri

Human Resources and Organization

Arcangelo Pecchia

Legal Affairs and Compliance

Arcangelo Pecchia, at SGI since January 2024, is the Head of Legal Affairs and Compliance.

A lawyer since 2013, specialized in administrative law, he has gained extensive experience in consultancy and litigation in the fields of public contracts, regulation of public utilities, and authorization and environmental assessment procedures for linear infrastructures (pipelines; railways). After graduating in Law in 2007 from LUISS University in Rome, he collaborated with national and international law firms (Macchi di Cellere Gangemi 2009-2020; Watson Farley & Williams, 2020-2022; CBA, 2023), as well as serving as an ‘expert in authorization processes’ at Rete Ferroviaria Italiana (2022-2023) and as an external consultant for Sogesid SpA (2022-2023).

Arcangelo Pecchia

Legal Affairs and Compliance

Marco Mercuri

Digital Transformation

Marco Mercuri, at SGI since 1990, is the Head of the Digitalization Program and Deputy Operations.

With a degree in surveying, he worked as a freelancer before joining SGI (then Gasdotti del Mezzogiorno Company). Over the years, he has held numerous operational and technical roles, initially in SGM, later became Edison, with responsibility for the construction, maintenance, and operation of the entire gas pipeline network. Since 2010, with the creation of SGI, he has been the Head of the Network.

Marco Mercuri

Digital Transformation

Marta Raponi

External Communication and Institutional Relations

Marta Raponi, at SGI since 2017, is the Coordinator of External Communication and Institutional Relations.

She graduated in Interpretation and Translation from the International University of Rome. She began her professional career as a freelance translator working for Translation Agencies and private clients in various fields. In 2017, she joined SGI as an Executive Assistant, supporting the CEO and the management team. Among other things, she monitors National/European Calls for proposals for innovation projects and acts as an intermediary between SGI and external entities, as well as potential project partners. She managed the recent corporate rebranding project. Since 2024, she coordinates the External Communication and Institutional Relations Office.

Marta Raponi

External Communication and Institutional Relations

Carmelinda Zocco

General Procurement and Services

Carmelinda Zocco, at SGI since 2012, is the Head of Procurement and General Services.

After completing her studies in Germany, she began her professional career in the automotive sector at Kautex Textron. As a Global Lead Program Buyer, she was responsible for international procurement and operational liaison with the Italian plant. In 2012, she moved to Italy and joined SGI as a Buyer; since 2022, she has been responsible for the Procurement and General Services Office.

Carmelinda Zocco

General Procurement and Services

Angelo Lettera

Regulatory Affairs

Angelo Lettera, at SGI since 2010, is the Head of Regulatory Affairs.

He graduated in Engineering from the University of Naples “Federico II” and started his professional experience in the energy sector in 2004 at the AceaElectrabel JV, where he was responsible for gas procurement and trading, serving as the Head of gas transport and storage logistics. He joined SGI in 2010, during the disposal of the management in service by Edison, contributing to the creation of processes for managing the company’s commercial, tariff, and regulatory activities.

Angelo Lettera

Regulatory Affairs

Our internal control system dedicated to the issues of transparency and ethics

Board of Statutory Auditors

The entity that plays a key role in ensuring financial integrity, adherence to company by-laws and regulatory compliance.

Chairman: Angelo Gervaso Colombo
Standing auditor: Grazia Carbone
Standing auditor: Marco Borioli

Supervisory Board

The entity that oversees and monitors the functioning of the Organizational Model 231.

External member: Giulia Dragoni
External member: Francesca Rosetti
Internal member: Arcangelo Pecchia

An official document to declare our ethical principles

Since 2006, we have laid out the principles and values that guide us in our daily operations in clear terms. The Code of Ethics is a statement of intent shared and applied by every level of the company.