Francesco Belfiore is a Senior Consultant and a Principal at Golder Associates, located in Rome, Italy. He has over 25 years experience in the environmental and energy industry, working predominantly for international companies and as a consultant. His career has been initially involved in the engineering of waste treatment and disposal facilities, including many opportunities for biomass and biogas energy recovery. Later on Francesco has been regularly engaged with energy projects for utilities and institutional investors in many areas of power generation, including renewables, conventional sources, nuclear and transmission. He has managed or directed projects involving strategic assessment and support, due diligence processes, and policy, environmental and market analysis. Francesco is also currently in charge of developing key clients in the power industry for Golder, coordinating and connecting opportunities, clients, contacts and resources worldwide.