Member of the Board
Head of Europe – Enel Group
Simone Mori has been the Enel Group’s Head of Europe since 2018. The Enel Group, one of the world’s leading integrated electricity operators, is present in 32 countries with almost 70 million end users. In his role, he is responsible for Enel advocacy activity towards European Union Institutions and he coordinates Enel’s activities in several countries in Europe, a Region which includes Russia, Romania and Greece, generating a turnover of about €2.4 billion.
Prior to that, he covered several managerial positions within the Enel Group, having responsibility at Group level for regulation, antitrust, environmental and climate policies, innovation and carbon strategy. From 2014 onwards he represented Enel’s interests with regards to the European Union. He has also worked in Human Resources and R&D.
In his current and past positions, he developed an extensive knowledge of the strategical context of electricity markets in Europe and contributed to steer Enel Group towards a leadership position in the energy transition.
He is currently a board member of Enel Russia and Slovak Power Holding B.V. and a member of the Enel Foundation’s Scientific Committee. He has also served on the board of several companies belonging to the Enel Group, both in Italy and abroad.
In 2016, in his role as Chairman of the Italian electric energy association Assoelettrica, which represents conventional energy companies, he promoted its merger with AssoRinnovabili, the Renewable Energy Association. This merger, which led to the creation of the Elettricità Futura association in 2017, was the first example in Europe of integration among power operators from conventional and renewable sources. At Elettricità Futura he covered the position of Chairman until July 2020 and he is currently a member of the Executive Committee.
He is a member of the Europe Committee of Confindustria (the Italian business association) and till May 2021 he was a member also of the General Council of Confindustria. He has held various roles in other business associations, including Chairman of the Energy Committees of the business associations of Milan and Rome. He has also been a member of the Energy Committee of Confindustria and of the advisory group for Business Europe.
He is currently Italy board member of Eurelectric. He is also a member of the board of Bruegel and a member of CERRE (the Centre on Regulation in Europe). He is a member of the Scientific Committee of the EastWest European Institute. Previously, he was a Senior Transatlantic Fellow of the German Marshall Fund of the United States and a member of the General Assembly and the Executive Committee of OME (Observatoire Méditerranéen de l'Energie).
He lectures in Economics and Management of Energy Sources at La Sapienza and LUISS Guido Carli Universities in Rome. He has a degree in Physics and an MBA. He is married with two children.