Marco Alverà is the Chief Executive of Snam, Europe’s largest natural gas utility. He has worked in the energy sector for 15 years, working in both Europe and the Americas; he has negotiated multibillion dollar energy contracts with African, European, and Russian stateowned corporations. Previously, Marco was a technology entrepreneur, but he has a passion for neuroscience and an enduring interest in bridging the divide between the corporate world and the “real” world. At Snam, he launched the Snam Foundation, which helps create infrastructure projects for communities, and now he is spearheading the Snam Academy for leadership development. Marco also serves on the board of S&P Global, which facilitates the connection between global investors, companies, and markets.