Italy Managing Director and Chief Restructuring Officer Egea SpA, Managing Authority of Energy and Environment Adjunct Faculty
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At BBS, he contributes as Lecturer of the Negotiation skills workshop within the Executive MBA, of which he was also Scientific Director from the 2nd to the 6th edition. He has also been Scientific Director of the Open Program in Achieving Results.

Mr. Pietrogrande is Professor of Negotiation Techniques and Consensus Generation in the Degree Course in Corporate Law at the University of Salerno.

He is author or co-author of several scientific and informative texts.

His current responsibilities include: Chief Executive Officer and Chief Restructuring Officer of EGEA SpA (Ente Gestione per l’Energia e l’Ambiente) with a catchment area of 900,000 users in the North West of the country, Chairman of TLRnet (district heating), Chairman of Edera Impresa Sociale (Research and Development in Construction) and Managing Partner of Netplan Management Consulting, which assists large organisations to reposition themselves and implement radical and sustainable changes to increase their competitiveness.

He is a member of the Boards of Directors of MAPs Group (big data management, listed on the stock exchange), Società Gasdotti Italia (Italy’s second largest natural gas transmission operator), Rubicon (investment holding company of the Canadian OTPP – Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan), TLRnet (district heating) and of the Management Board of EGEA SpA (energy, environment and integrated water cycle services holding company).

A chemical engineer, his previous positions as CEO include Enel Green Power (the world’s largest producer of renewable energy), Gamesa Solar/9Ren Group in Spain, Element Power in Oregon, Solopower in California and GOVECS in Bavaria.
He has held executive positions for General Electric, Bain & Company and KTI Group, a multinational engineering company where he began his professional career as a junior process engineer in the R&D group in Pasadena, California, in 1981.
He has served on the Boards of Pirelli, Ryanair, Camco, Iren, SMRE, Ducati Motor, Falck Renewables, Neodecortech (all listed), Trinergy and ENI Acqua.
He received on behalf of his 7500 employees the Platts/Business Week 2002 Global Energy Award for the best energy company of the year.


INSPIRATIONAL AND MOTIVATIONAL SESSIONS – In a company the number of people who take on responsibilities and make decisions is far greater than its organigram depicts. An accurate understanding of decision-making mechanisms and the development of the ability to enforce the principles of the company are a key part of pursuing business objectives. Through individual and group exercises, the course makes participants more aware of their skills for negotiating with counterparts so that they can more effectively pursue their objectives. The latter are consistent with the mission of the company, based on shared values.

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