Nicola Monti was born in Varese on July 6 th 1962 and graduated in Civil Hydraulic Engineering at the Politecnico of Milano. He has been Chief Executive Officer of EDISON spa since July 2019. He joined EDISON in 1999 as head of foreign business development. In 2007 he moved to the Exploration & Production Division (E&P) as deputy Executive Vice President, taking the lead of the E&P Division in 2012 when he joined the EDISON Executive Committee. In 2017 he also took the position of Executive Vice President of the Power Asset and Engineering Division of EDISON. From 1996 to 1998 he joined ANSALDO ENERGIA as Regional Manager for South-Est Asia, based in Indonesia and Thailand. From 1989 to 1995 he worked in SNAM Spa where he held several positions within the foreign business development division, among which he spent 3 years in Argentina as Area Manager for South America.