Ernesto has been Managing Director of Trenitalia UK Ltd since October 2016, and led the company’s entry into the UK rail market when it acquired Essex train operator c2c in February 2017.
Ernesto has worked for Ferrovie dello Stato Group, owning group of Trenitalia, since 2001 in a variety of strategy roles. Before leading Trenitalia’s UK subsidiary, he spent five years as the business’ Chief Strategy Officer, and he has also been on the board of directors of Thello, Trenitalia’s French-Italian operation, since the company’s inception in 2011.
Before joining FS Group, Ernesto worked for international energy company Eni for 10 years, where he was involved in planning, investment and strategy activities.
Ernesto was born in 1963, and graduated in Statistics and Economics at Unversity of Rome, and also holds an MBA.