Maria Rita Galli is the new CEO of DESFA. Until recently she held the position of the
Executive Vice President Business Development & Asset Management at Snam S.p.A, a
leading global energy infrastructure company and was the Chairman of the SENFLUGA
Energy Holdings S.A., a consortium controlling 66% of DESFA’s share capital.
Ms. Galli started her career at Eni in 1997, as a graduate in nuclear engineering from the
Milan Polytechnic University. At Eni, she went through various roles within the International
Business Development Department, joined relevant international projects and was involved
in M&A activities. As a member of Eni’s Board of Directors, she also oversaw the operations
of some of the Group’s companies abroad (Galp, Distrigas, eni Gas&Power Trading BV, eni
Gas&Power France, GVS GmbH, etc.)
Since 2006, she has been in charge of the International Business Development unit and,
from January 2010, she has been in charge of the International Business Development and
Assets Management department.
In October 2016, she joined Snam as the Head of Business Development and International