Paolo Simioni


Mr. Simioni is the CEO of ENAV. He holds a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Padua, and over the years has developed experience in the management of companies operating in the field of infrastructure and transport, as well as in the sectors of re-development and retail.

Over the last 18 years, Mr. Simioni has held the role of CEO in a number of companies in the infrastructure and air transport sectors, namely Gruppo SAVE – Aeroporto di Venezia S.p.A., Catullo Airport Verona/Brescia S.p.A, and Aertre – Treviso S.p.A. He was also member of the Executive Committee of BSCA – Brussels South Charleroi Airport SA.
In the railway transport sector, he was CEO of Centostazioni S.p.A – part of Ferrovie dello Stato group – which he managed from its start-up.

Previously, he gained considerable experience in the construction, industrial, real estate, and engineering service sectors, holding positions of increasing responsibility.

From August 2017, he served as President and CEO of ATAC S.p.A., a major European player in local public transport (with an annual turnover of one billion euro, and 12,000 employees). At ATAC, Mr. Simioni was instrumental in the resolution of the company’s financial crisis reaching an important agreement with debt holders through a “Concordato Preventivo in Continuità” (on a debt of 1.4 billion euro) – an agreement among creditors enabling the continuity of the business – as per Art. no. 160 of the Italian Bankruptcy Law, and ratified by the Court of Rome in June 2019.

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