Industrial Development Officer
Marco is Industrial Development Officer with the Decarbonization and Sustainable Energy Division of UNIDO. He has more than 20 years working experience in the development and implementation of international research and technical cooperation projects in the fields of renewable energy technologies, industrial energy efficiency and more recently district energy. Since 2007 Marco has been part of the UNIDO team who has been developing the UNIDO Global Programme on Industrial Energy Efficiency, leading and coordinating the development of its energy management system (ISO 50001) and energy system optimization capacity building and implementation programmes. Marco has worked to the development and/or implementation of industrial energy efficiency technical cooperation projects in South Africa, Moldova, Russian Federation, North Macedonia, Turkey, Georgia, Ukraine, Colombia, Kazakhstan, Armenia and Cuba. Since 2008 Marco has been representing UNIDO in the ISO Project/Technical Committee 242 – Energy Management, now ISO TC 301 – Energy Management and Energy Savings, where he has actively contributed to working groups’ activities and the drafting of ISO 50001 standards. Marco holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Bologna, Italy.