Emilio Zito, Head of Mergers & Acquisitions and Head of Investors & Markets of the EDF Group
Emilio Zito joined the EDF Group in 2008 as Investment, Mergers & Acquisitions Manager. Upon his arrival, he initiated and supervised a large number of acquisitions, sales and partnerships, at different levels of the energy sector’s value chain (assets in development, construction and operation) and on different types of infrastructure.
Between 2011 and 2018, he lived in London and took over the M&A business of EDF Energy, EDF Group’s UK subsidiary. In particular, he led the raising of capital for the Hinkley Point C nuclear project in England, as well as the negotiations of the associated partnership, and the capital entry of investors in the Group’s renewable assets in the country.
Emilio began his career in investment banking in London and then with Procter & Gamble in Geneva. He studied in Milan, Paris and at the United States. He holds two degrees in Management from Bocconi University in Milan and HEC Paris and a Certificate in Finance from the University of San Diego in California.