Gianni Chianetta

Gianni Chianetta

Director, Greening the Islands

Experience – Founder & Director of Greening the Islands, CEO of The Green Consulting Group, VicePresident and Head of International Affairs at Italia Solare and Co-Chairman of the GlobalSolar Council. After spending some years in the area of sales and project management for some companies such as Parke-Davis, Capsugel, Wilkinson Sword, Warner Lambert, Tetra, and others, he has been a leading figure in the energy sector since 2003, first as External Affairs Director in the Italian Division of BP then as Managing Director for BP Solar Italy. President of Assosolare (Italian PV Industry Association) for three consecutive terms. He has negotiated the five Feed-in Tariffs arrangements with the Government which have caused the PV installed capacity to grow from 0,035 GW to more than 18 GW. He has also chaired the group of solar energy enterprises in the Industry National Committee of the Ministry of the Environment and has been one of the founders of the Global Network of National PV Associations (NNPVA), which has been the basis for the Global Solar Council.