This chair was established in 2010 through a generous gift from Eni S.p.A. and was named in honor of Eni’s founder, Enrico Mattei, who played a significant role in the transformation of Eni into a global energy company.
Eni is a major integrated energy company committed to growth in the activities of finding, producing, transporting, transforming, and marketing oil and gas and is active in more than seventy countries. Founded in 1953, Eni now operates in the oil and gas, electricity generation and sale, petrochemicals, oilfield services construction, and engineering industries, and has a strong edge and leading international market position in these areas. In particular, Eni's strategy has focused on sustainability and has given great attention to issues concerning quality and innovation as well as social responsibility.
Eni Enrico Mattei Senior Fellow in Middle East and Africa Studies
Steven A. Cook
Robert M. Danin