Massimo Derchi

Massimo Derchi, born in Genova in 1963, leads the Italian Assets Business Unit of Snam since January 2018.

He is also Chairman of Snam Rete Gas since November 2017.

With a degree in Engineering at the University of Genova in 1986, he held various positions (from Investment Development Management to M&A, Purchases and Strategic Planning) in Italian and foreign companies in the energy sector.

From 1986 to 1996 he has been Project Manager and Head of Foreign Projects in a subsidiary of the ERG group.

During the following three years he has been Head of Projects in Air Liquide Italia, carrying out, amongst other things, the construction of two of the biggest plants for oxygen production in the world.

From 1999 to 2004 he has been in charge of Italian subsidiaries of European and US engineering companies (water cooling system, flue gas treatment, etc.).

Again in Erg, from 2005 to 2011 he held various senior management positions in refining (Head of Acquisitions, Organization, Planning and Control and, then, Head of Refining).

From 2011 to 2016, as CEO of Erg Renew, he has led the transformation of the company from petroleum refiner in one of the top ten European onshore wind energy producers, and the most important in Italy, planning and managing the company’s expansion in seven European countries also through acquisitions (Erg Renew has been awarded by Bloomberg as “#1 Worldwide Acquirer” in Clean Energy).

He has also been Senior Advisor of Italian and international energy companies.
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