Director of Sustainable Energy
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
Dario is the Director of Sustainable Energy at the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), a region that includes 56 member States in North America, Europe and Asia. In this capacity, he provides analysis, policy advice and assistance to governments for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreements and to facilitate international cooperation in energy within and outside the region. His professional experience in the energy space spans almost 30 years. Prior to joining UNECE, Dario was the Chief Underwriting Officer at SACE, the Italian State Guarantee Agency, responsible for export credit, the EU Green New Deal and the guarantees under the EU Temporary Framework.
Before joining SACE, Dario spent more than a decade with General Electric (GE), where he was responsible for project financing activities, corporate strategy & business development, corporate finance and investment banking, later serving as Global Head of Government and Export finance, managing the group’s relations with export credit agencies and international financial institutions. He previously worked at the Council of Europe Development Bank and with the European Commission. His career started at Cargill.
Dario Liguti has a MSc in Economics from Bocconi University (Milan) and a MA in EU Law from Leicester University (UK).