Giacomo Rispoli holds a degree in Chemical Engineering. He joined eni refining & marketing Division in 1986, after spending five years working as process engineer. Currently, he is the EVP of Portfolio Management & Supply and Licensing From 2014 to May 2015 he was EVP of Industrial Project Initiatives and Asset Portfolio Development. From 2010 to July 2014 he was EVP of Research, Technological Development & Projects. He was responsible for the implementation of the first EST (Eni Slurry Technology) industrial unit in the world, in eni Sannazzaro refinery, started up on October 2013. He was also responsible of biofuels development projects, as the conversion of the Venice petroleum refinery into Green Refinery which started up the biofuels production on May 2014. From 2006 to 2010, as R&D Director he has led the development of the EST and other innovative technologies. From 2004 to 2006, he has been the President and CEO of the Eni Gela Refinery (Sicily) and from 2001 to 2004, he has been the Venice Refinery Manager.