Carlo Ferrara is an economist with extensive experience in Energy and Renewables, Sustainability, Environmental Management, International Relations and a Master's Degree in Economics and Environmental Management from Bocconi University in Milan.
His professional career began in Beijing-China, initially as a researcher and then as project coordinator at the cooperation program between the Italian Ministry of Environment and the Ministry of Environmental Protection of China exploring the opportunities opened by the Kyoto Protocol Agreement.
In 2007 he joined the Enel Group as director of the CDM (Clean Development Mechanisms) portfolio and was responsible for the scouting, financing and registration as CDM projects by United Nations of more than 60 renewable projects (wind and small hydro).
After more than 8 years in China, he moved to the headquarters of the Enel Group in Rome as Head of Environmental Management defining objectives, policies and the strategic plan in front of the environmental regulations, which led to the certification of the Environmental Management System 14001 for the entire Enel Group.
The results obtained after the strategic implementation of the sustainability plan led him to achieve recognition Marshall Memorial Fellowship, a flagship program for leadership development with the goal of introducing a new generation of European leaders to the United States by enhancing transatlantic relations.
In December 2015, he was appointed as Sustainability Manager in Colombia, assuming the challenge of defining, measuring and implementing a sustainability plan through projects that apply Enel’s strategic vision of a shared value approach with communities and support the Sustainable Development Goals the company committed to reach.