The Bologna Institute for Policy Research | Seminar Series Event | Daniel-Atzori-Marco-Dell-Aquila-Enrico-Falck-Federico-Giannandrea-The-Johns-Hopkins-SAIS-Global-Risk-Conference---Energy-Risk-In-the-Context-of-a-Global-Shift-to-Renewable-Energy
November 23, 2018 - 18:30 Penthouse - Johns Hopkins SAIS Global Risk Conference

The Johns Hopkins SAIS Global Risk Conference - Energy Risk. In the Context of a Global Shift to Renewable Energy
Daniel Atzori, Marco Dell'Aquila, Enrico Falck, Federico Giannandrea

hosted by Professor Marco Dell'Aquila

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Daniel Atzori
inspiratia, UK
Enrico Falck
Falck Renewables SpA, Italy
Federico Giannandrea
Head of Foresight Southern Europe, UK
Marco Dell'Aquila (Chair)
Johns Hopkins SAIS Europe; Power Capital, UK

Daniel Atzori is Head of Research at inspiratia. Atzori is a specialist in energy, geopolitics and economic issues and holds a PhD from Durham University's School of Government and International Affairs. Prior to joining inspiratia in 2015, he was Senior Researcher at Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM) and editorial coordinator of Papers of Dialogue, published by the AGI news agency. Atzori has been a regular columnist on energy issues for AGI's magazine Oil and has spoken at conferences in the UK, USA and Italy.

Marco Dell'Aquila is Senior Adjunct Professor of Energy, Resources and Environment at the Johns Hopkins SAIS Europe and the Founder and Chairman of Power Capital. He has spent 30 years in the energy sector, of which the last 18 years in renewables and cleantech. He co-founded and is Chairman of inspiratia - a global analytics and data company focusing on renewables and infrastructure sectors. He also founded Power Capital, a pioneering financial and strategic advisory firm focused on renewables. He has served on a number of start-up company boards and in 1997 co-founded IJGlobal, an information services company covering energy and infrastructure. Dell'Aquila has taught at SAIS since 2011 and is a member of the SAIS Europe Advisory Council. He was a Fellow of the Institute of Latin America Studies in the late 1980s. He has a BSc. (Tech) in Civil and Structural Engineering from the University of Manchester and an MA in International Relations and Economics from SAIS.

Enrico Falck is the Chairman of Falck Renewables SpA. Born in Milan in 1975, he obtained a Diploma in Marketing and Finance from the European Business School of Milan in 2000. He holds a Master's Degree in Small Enterprises from the Bocconi University of Milan, obtained in 2001/2002. Until 2003 he worked in the financial sector, collaborating with a number of Italian industrial groups and consulting firms (such as Medinvest SpA, the Pandolfo Group and McKinsey & Company). He joined the Falck Group in 2004, where he was involved in team project finance for WtE projects from 2004 to 2006, and served as Project Developer for Biogas projects, at Falck Renewables SpA, from 2006 to 2009.

Federico Giannandrea is Partner and Head of Foresight Southern Europe. He joined Foresight Group in 2010 and currently works as a Partner in the London, Rome and Madrid offices, and leads Foresight's infrastructure investments in continental Europe. Prior to joining Foresight he worked at Deutsche Bank as a Vice President in the Global Principal Finance team in London, where he focused on renewable energy investments across Europe. He also worked as an M&A lawyer at Allen & Overy where he focused on a wide variety of transactions, including acquisitions, securitisations and financings. Giannandrea holds an MA cum laude in Law from La Sapienza University of Rome.


American Foreign Policy
Conflict Management
Energy, Resources and Environment
European and Eurasian Studies
International Relations
Latin American Studies
Middle East Studies
Dana H. Allin
Matteo Alvisi
Edmund Amann
Veronica Anghel
Arthur Appleton
Athanasios Bozinis
Paolo Calzini
Emanuela Carbonara
Gabriel Cardona-Fox
Anna Ottani Cavina
Raffaella A. Del Sarto
Vincent Della Sala
Marco Dell'Aquila
Giulio Ecchia
David W. Ellwood
Justin O. Frosini
Johannes Gabriel
Joshua Gallo
Marco Gestri
Mark Gilbert
Christopher L. Gilbert
Manfred Hafner
Nina Hall
John L. Harper
Arntraud Hartmann
Christopher Hill
Herman Hoen
Søren Jessen-Petersen
Erik Jones
Kenneth H. Keller
Péter Krekó
Winrich Kühne
Francesco Lancia
Michael Leigh
Barbara Luppi
Adrian Lyttelton
Susanna Mancini
Massimiliano Marzo
Giulia Mascagni
Hanns Maull
Hartmut Mayer
Jacqueline Mazza
Alessandro Merli
Erika Meucci
Farhad Mirza
Francesco N. Moro
Alireza Naghavi
Olga Oliker
Gianfranco Pasquino
Sara Pennicino
Michael G. Plummer
Samir Puri
Thomas Row
Tian Shaoying
Tommaso Sonno
Francesco Strazzari
Filippo Taddei
Simone Tagliapietra
Sanam Vakil
Francesc Vendrell
Marcus Walsh-Führing
Richard Wilcox
Andrew C. Winner
Stefano Zamagni
Vera Negri Zamagni
Lea Zicchino



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