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Michele Governatori

Energy Programme Lead

Michele Governatori, 48, is a contracted professor of applied economics, a consultant and a popularizer in the field of Energy and Environment.

After his degree with honors in Economics at Bocconi University in 1996 in Milano, he completed the Master in Management of the Energy and Environment Industry of Eni Corporate University.

Since then, he has been working for several energy companies as an expert of market design and regulation, while never stopping his activity of researcher and popularizer in the fields of energy and environment. For over a decade he has been author of Derrick, a blog and radio broadcast on Energy and Environment for the all-news Radio Radicale and he kept contributing to academic and non-academic journals.

Turned independent consultant in 2020, he joined the initiative World Wide Carbon Price as coordinator of the scientific committee.

In a previous life, Michele authored short stories and novels, including “Carbonio” (Terre di Mezzo, 2012), a novel on a fictional case of leak from a CO2 sink aimed at mitigating climate change.

He tweets as MicGovernatori.