Stefano assists the team with more than a decade of technical and consulting experience in energy engineering with utilities. He has consulted both commercial and university venture funds and has degrees in engineering and management.
Stefano is a Senior Associate of Energy Capital Ventures where he is responsible for the development of investment theses and executing deal-flow.
Stefano has over 10 years of experience in the energy and utility industry, working on data analytics consulting engagements as well as energy efficiency program implementation for utilities, large energy users, state entities and federal agencies. Prior to Energy Capital Ventures, Stefano was the deal flow lead at New Stack Ventures and an Associate at the G.Schultz Innovation Fund of the University of Chicago.
Before that, Stefano was a Principal at the Energy Resources Center, where he launched and grew the energy efficiency group from a niche consulting shop to a tier-1 supplier for electric and natural gas utilities in the Midwest. Stefano was a member of the Board of Directors of the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance.
Stefano has an MBA (with honors) from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and both a MS in Mechanical Engineering (with honors) and a BS-Automotive Engineering from the Politecnico di Torino in Italy.