Marco Alverà was born in New York, and is the co-founder of Zhero, a renewable energy company as well as shareholder and co-founder and CEO of Tree Energy Solutions (TES), world leading hydrogen and renewable gas player. Marco has more than 20 years of senior management experience in Europe’s most relevant energy companies and he is the author of The Hydrogen Revolution, selected as one of the FT’s best books of 2021.
He began his career at Goldman Sachs in London before starting and selling a telecom company, and then moving to Enel, today one of the world’s largest green electricity companies. He subsequently moved to Eni, where he worked for over 10 until becoming Chief Midstream Officer also supervising the largest European gas portfolio. From 2016 to 2022 he was the CEO of Snam, where he positioned the company as an international leader in green hydrogen and green gas infrastructure. Since 2017 he has been non-executive Director of S&P Global, where he is also Chair of the Finance Committee.
He is also a member of the Executive Board and of the Steering Committee of the Giorgio Cini Foundation in Venice and a Visiting Fellow of the University of Oxford. He is co-founder of the Kenta Foundation, active in promoting gender balance and combating educational poverty. He holds a degree in Philosophy and Economics from the London School of Economics.