Francesco De Francesco
Managing Director and General Manager Abu Dhabi branch
Eni Abu Dhabi Refining & Trading Services BV
Francesco de Francesco is an oil and gas professional and refining expert with 17+ years of experience. Francesco is currently holding the position of Managing Director of Eni Abu Dhabi Refining & Trading Services B.V., the Eni downstream company based in UAE; he is also the General Manager of the Abu Dhabi branch. He previously served as Vice President of the International Business Development for downstream activities of Eni group. He was also the Operations Vice President for Eni’s refining assets and Board Member in different refining JVs and other companies.
Francesco started his career in 2003, as a researcher, joining Eni in 2004 as refining performance analyst and, over the years, has led several positions with growing responsibilities in the downstream business. He holds two master’s degrees in Mechanical and Management Engineering, both from University of L’Aquila (Italy), and an Executive Master’s Degree in General Management from Milan’s Bocconi School of Management. He is married and has two kids.