Mirko Armiento holds a PhD in socio-economics and statistical studies (Sapienza University, 2016) and a master’s degree in economics (Bocconi University, 2007). Previously, he attended the Military School Teuliè and had a brief experience as a pilot officer cadet at the Italian Air Force Academy.
He was an intern at the United Nations in New Delhi and then a researcher at IEFE Bocconi, where he dealt with projects on renewable energy technologies. In 2008, he worked in Brussels at the European Commission and at DigitalEurope. In 2009 and 2010, he served as an international affairs analyst in charge of energy issues within the Italian Ministry of Economic Development. From 2010 to 2017, he worked at GSE (Italian Agency for Energy Services) mainly within the energy forecasting and trading unit, dealing with variable renewable energy issues.
He joined Enel Foundation in January 2018, bringing his experience in renewable energy technologies, electricity markets and sustainability, where he has published articles in international journals.