Executive Vice-President, Government Affairs Department
Pasquale Salzano, an Italian career diplomat, was born in Italy in 1973. He is Vice-President for International Governmental Affairs at ENI, a post held since 2011. Previously, he was a Director at the Heiligendamm L'Aquila Process at the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris. In 2008 he was Head of the G8 Sherpa Italian Presidency Office. In 2007, Salzano was an Adviser in the Diplomatic Office of the Italian Prime Minister, directly responsible for all bilateral relations with European countries, international organizations and the G8/G20 summits. Prior to that, he was Chief-of-Staff at the Italian Mission to the United Nations in New York; Head of the Italian Office in Kosovo in 2002-2005; and Chief-of-Staff at the OSCE Mission in Belgrade in 2001. Salzano holds a PhD in International Law.