Massimo Mantovani is Eni’s Chief Gas & Lng Marketing and Power Officer since 4 August 2017. He is Chairman of Eni Trading & Shipping S.p.A. since November 2016 and from February 2018 he has also been appointed CEO of the company in charge of Gas, LNG and Power activities.
After qualifying to practice law in Italy and UK he worked for few years in private legal practice in Milan and London. In 1993 he joined Eni’s Legal Department, specializing in international negotiations and contracts, specifically on international gas/LNG supplies and projects and joint ventures for the commercialization and transport of gas.
In 2001 he was appointed legal Director of Eni's Gas & Power Division. His main task was participating to the management for Eni of the start-up phase of the liberalization of the gas market in Italy and the unbundling of the national and international network for the transport of gas.
In October 2005 he was appointed Senior Executive Vice President of Legal Affairs in Eni S.p.A. He has been Chief Legal and Regulatory Affairs in Eni from 2014 to 2016, the department managed all legal and energy regulatory issues of Eni and its non-listed subsidiaries. From 17 October 2016 to 3 August 2017 he has been Chief Midstream Gas & Power Officer.
From 2005 to 2016 he was member of Eni S.p.A. Watch Structure. He was a member of the Board of Directors in Snam Rete Gas S.p.A. from 2005 to 2012 and of the Board of University of Bologna from 2011 to 2012. He has been Chairman of Syndial S.p.A. from 2016 to 2017. Since November 2016 Mr. Mantovani seats on behalf of Eni in the Governing Board and in the Executive Committee of Eurogas, the association representing the European gas sectors firms.
He is Chairman of Anigas, the Italian association of Gas industry, from December 2017 and member of the Confindustria Energia presidential board.
Between 2011 and 2014 he has been a member of the anticorruption working group for the B20, coordinator for activities relating to the development of an international regulatory framework for the B20 held in Russia in 2013 and leading expert for the 2014 B20 in Australia. He graduated in law from the University of Milan and holds a Masters degree from the University of London. He is the author of numerous publications.