Livio Gallo studied electronic engineering at the Milan Polytechnic, Italy. He is currently a director of Enel Américas S.A. and, since July 2014, has been Director of the Global Infrastructure and Networks Division of Enel SpA.
He is also Chairman of Enel Sole and a director of Endesa S.A. and CESI.
Mr. Gallo joined Enel in 1999 as Head of the Sales Area for Eurogen, Elettrogen and Interpower, the generation companies (GenCo) created as spin-offs of Enel that had a total capacity of 15,000 MW and were sold by Enel as part of the liberalization of the Italian energy market. After taking part in the sale of the GenCo, Mr. Gallo became Head of Enel Distribuzione's Commercial Department in 2002.
In 2005, he was appointed Head of Enel's Italian Infrastructure and Networks Division and CEO of Enel Distribuzione, maintaining the former position until moving to his current position.
From 2005 to 2011, Mr. Gallo was also CEO of Deval, managing electrical distribution in the Valle D'Aosta region, and, from 2006 to 2013, was Chairman of Enel Rete Gas.
In addition to his work at Enel, he served as a member of the European Technology Platform for Smart Grids between 2004 and 2010 and then as Chairman and founding member of the Association of European Distribution System Operators for Smart Grids of which he currently Deputy Chairman. Since 2006, he has also been a member of the Executive Committee of the Italian Electrotechnical Committee (CEI).
Prior to joining Enel, Mr. Gallo served as Vice-President for Western Europe and Africa at Elsag Bailey Process Automation and a member of its Executive Committee. He has also been CEO and a director of a number of other companies in Italy and other countries.