As the Head of Enel X Way in North America, Giovanni Bertolino leads the company's smart charging infrastructure business and brings nearly two decades of energy market expertise to his work. Previously, Giovanni served as Vice President of Business Development in North and Central America for the Global Thermal Business Line of Enel, a Fortune 100 energy company, where he developed the energy storage project pipeline of over 2 GW.
Before that, he defined the capacity strategy to start the phase out of coal generation supporting Enel’s global decarbonization goal. He also served as Director of Regulatory Affairs of Enel and Vice Chairperson at the International Emission Trading Association (IETA), which was established to help create market-based solutions to control pollution and tackle climate change, and has held additional leadership roles at the European Federation of Energy Traders (EFET), and EURELECTRIC (Union of the Electricity Industry).
Through his advocacy efforts he successfully pushed for the overhaul of the European Emission Trading Scheme and the advancement of New Market Mechanisms in the UNFCCC context.