#Med2021 - Agenda

Dialogues & Conversations


Dialogue with Lapo Pistelli, Director of Public Affairs, ENI



In conversation with

Matteo Villa, Research Fellow, ISPI

Marco Berti Palazzi, Internatinal Relations Officer – South Mediterranean, Directorate General for Energy, European Commission

The live stream will be available on Monday November 8, 3pm CET

Lapo Pistelli is the Director of Public Affairs at ENI. He was member of the Italian Parliament from 1996 to 2015 (1996/2004 and 2008/2015), and also member of the European Parliament (2004/2008). As an Italian MP, he was member of the Committees on Constitutional Affairs, European Affairs and on International Affairs. As a MEP in Brussels, he worked at the Economic and Monetary Affairs and Foreign Affairs Committees. During this period, he has also been the President of the EU-South Africa Delegation and a member of the Italian Delegation to the OSCE, where he conducted several monitoring missions in transitional democracies. He served as Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Italy from 2013 to 2015. He resigned from all his institutional and political roles in July 2015, when he entered Eni as Senior Vice President for Strategic Analysis for Business Development Support. He was appointed Executive Vice President of International Affairs since on April 14th, 2017. He taught and lectured at the University of Florence, the Overseas Studies Program of Stanford University and many others international academic institutions. He’s Vice Chairman of OME (Observatoire Mediterranéen de l’Energie) and member of the IRENA’s (International Renewable Energy Agency) Global Commission on the Geopolitics of Energy Transformation.