The name Roberto Casula is extremely famous in the energy industry. Started out as a reservoir engineer, Casula has achieved a lot and given Eni a lot too. Currently, he is associated with open innovation and corporate venture capital as the senior executive at Eni.
What does he have to say about his journey?
Born to a technically sound family, had an impact on his career choices at an early age. He believes that he was always presented with the right opportunities at the right time which is a major factor for his success. After graduating from University of Cagliari in mining engineering, Roberto Casula joined Eni as a reservoir engineer.
During his stay at Eni, he was moved to West Africa, Milan, and finally the Middle East with different responsibilities and positions. It was from the year 2014, that he took over at Eni as the Chief Development Officer for Operations and Technology.
What is his contribution to the energy industry?
Roberto Casula not only served Eni but also the entire energy industry. He served as the Chairman of the Board of Versalis SpA during 2017-18. He even became the Chairman of Italian Petroleum and Mining Industry Association for a 2-year term period during 2016-18.
What advice does he want to give to a younger Roberto Casula?
Casula is an empathetic person who believes that gratitude is often underestimated. A “thank you” can inspire and motivate people to push their boundaries to achieve something in life. Adhering to this belief of his, Casula wants himself back in the days and everyone in past, present and future to develop good relationships and be empathetic. For when one falls in any kind of trouble, these relationships will be the ones responsible to help them out of the tough situation.