Roberto Bocca is Senior Director, Head of Energy Industries of the World Economic Forum (since August 2009). Previously he was a BP group leader in Downstream and Alternative Energy for 14 years.
As Director of the Emerging Consumer Markets for BP Alternative Energy, between September 2004 and January 2009 Roberto led the development of the business that provides access to cleaner, safer and affordable energy solutions to a large number of emerging consumers across the developing world.
Starting in India, Roberto and his team have pioneered innovative solutions (alternative energies), collaborative business models and products that enabled BP to serve the "emerging consumers" profitably and sustainably. The business has also developed its operations in Vietnam, China, Indonesia and South Africa. Before joining BP, Roberto worked in Italy for Telecom Italia and Finconsumo in Finance.
Roberto is an Italian National. He graduated in 1993 from the Turin University of Business and Economics. He is a qualified ski instructor, runs marathons and enjoys playing the piano.