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THE TEAM

EXERGY is operated by a team of experienced, enthusiastic and skilled experts who joined forces to create the successful global enterprise that EXERGY is today.

The team of over 120 industry experts include energy and mechanical engineers, product managers, technology specialists and designers, sales and marketing professionals, service and quality managers and support staff.

Many of these talented professionals graduated from the most prestigious technical university in Italy, Politecnico di Milano. These renowned experts and inspiring graduates benefit from  working alongside the staff services provided by the Maccaferri Group. 

MANAGEMENT
RAIMONDO CINTI
Chairman

Raimondo Cinti graduated from the Università di Bologna with a degree in Electronic Engineering. He started his career in 1975 at Italtel, a leading Italian telecommunications company. In 1988 he joined the Maccaferri Industrial Group, becoming Managing Director of Acciaierie Bertoli Safau, one of the most important steel mills in Italy.

Since then Mr Cinti has held several senior positions within the Maccaferri Group, including: Vice President at Officine Maccaferri, specialized in the environmental engineering field, Managing Director at Cesab, a leading company in forklift truck manufacturing, Managing Director at Samp S.p.A., a global provider of tools and services for gear production and manufacturer of machines and systems for wire and cable production. 

In 2006 Mr Cinti was appointed Managing Director for SECI Energia S.p.A., the energy sub-holding of the group, which deals in the thermoelectric, photovoltaic, biogas, biomass, wind, hydro, and heat recovery business sectors.

In 2012 he became Chairman of EXERGY

 
 
 

CLAUDIO SPADACINI
Chief Executive Officer, Founder of EXERGY

Claudio Spadacini earned his Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering at Politecnico di Milano. During this time he wrote a thesis on ORC cycles and thermal stability of organic fluids, and received the ‘Premio Sesini’ award, presented to the top student of the academic year.

With 15 years’ work experience in the field of renewable energy and heat recovery applications, Claudio is a recognised expert in ORC cycle optimisation and design. He has authored multiple articles and papers on system engineering and energy recovery applications, and has developed a simulation software for ORC cycles.

Today Claudio is a member of the ASME IGTI - ORC Power System Committee and served on the scientific panel for ORC 2013. He was named Geothermal Person of the Year at the 2013 World GeoPower Markets Awards.

Prior to founding EXERGY, Claudio was the Chief Technical Officer for Swiss company THERMOSELECT.

 
 
 

CELAL TUGCU 
General manager at EXERGY TURKEY

Celal Tugcu graduated from METU in  Ankara/Turkey with a BS in Mechanical Engineering.

Celal has been working in the power industry for over 15 years, specializing in Power Plant Investment, O&M and Turkish Electricity Market. He has worked across different fields including Wind, Geothermal, Hydro and Natural Gas.

Celal is the General Manager for EXERGY Turkey, a local subsidiary of Exergy S.P.A responsible for the local manufacturing of the EXERGY Radial Outflow Turbine and providing EXERGY's local service team and equipment.

 
 
 

ANTHONY HINDE
International Marketing and Sales Director

Anthony Hinde graduated from Nottingham University in the UK with a BEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering. Most recently he obtained his MBA from Purdue University in the US and Tilburg University in the Netherlands.

Anthony has worked in the power industry for over 12 years, specialising in both heat recovery and Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC). He has spoken at a number of the leading industry forums, and is a Chartered Engineer.

As International Marketing and Sales Director for EXERGY, Anthony services clients across the globe, with in-depth specialist knowledge. He also manages the sales team and oversees the strategic marketing direction of the business.

 
 
 

LUCA XODO
Head of Business Development & Domestic Sales

Luca Xodo received his masters degree in Energy Production and Conversion Engineering at Politecnico di Milano. He graduated with a thesis on innovative supercritical Organic Rankine Cycles, and as a result was awarded the GDF Suez prize by Cofely Services.

Luca co-authored an article on this subject for the peer reviewed Geothermics, published by Elsevier. This gave way to his research activities at Politecnico di Milano on the concept design of a real plant itself, since constructed by Enel Ricerca.

He went on to complete a Master’s in Energy and Environment Economics (MEDEA) at Scuola Mattei – Eni Corporate University, Business Administration in Energy Industry course.

In EXERGYLuca holds the position of Head of Business Development and Domestic Sales dealing with new market opportunities both within Italy and abroad. 

 
 
 

DARIO RIZZI
Head of R&D and Turbine Design

Dario Rizzi is another graduate from Politecnico di Milan, gaining a Mechanical Engineering degree in 2010.

Dario joined EXERGY in 2010 as a Turbine Design Engineer, and now holds the position of Head of R&D and Turbine Design. Dario manages a team of experienced and graduate design engineers, ensuring the patented EXERGY technology is implemented to meet our customers exacting requirements.  

 
 
 

MARCO FRASSINETTI
Head of Proposal

Marco Frassinetti graduated from Politecnico di Milano in 2007 with a masters degree in Mechanical Engineering. Working with EXERGY since 2010, Marco’s focus is on the delivery of standard packaged and tailor made ORC power plants. Marco has been Head of Production Execution at EXERGY since 2011. From 2015 he heads up the Proposal Engineering team, ensuring new business enquiries are addressed with the most efficient and competitive solution to meet the customer needs. He also oversees the development of graduate proposal engineers.

 
 
 

ALESSANDRO ROVALETTI
Head of Production 

Alessandro Rovaletti has been working in the field of mechanical and plant engineering for over 15 years. He has held various positions within production facilities over several years including both hands on and management roles. Moreover, he has worked in the renewable energy field for more than 10 years.

Alessandro joined EXERGY team in 2014 and holds the position of Head of Production for ORC turbine. He manages a team of technical experts and assemblers ensuring both the high quality of the EXERGY products and their correspondence to the original design.

 

 

PAOLO GATTI
CONTRACT MANAGER

Paolo Gatti graduated from Politecnico di Torino in 2001 in Mechanical Engineering & Mechatronics. He spent the last 14 years in managing EPC industrial projects (O&G, chemical and power plants) in EMEA area for clients like Saudi Aramco, Saras, Abengoa, MEMC Electronics, BKW, Esseco, etc.

In March 2015 Paolo left Techint E&C to join EXERGY and lead the Project Execution department (Project Management, Construction & Commissioning).

 

 


ROBERTO PONTI
HEAD OF PLANNING AND CONTROLLING 


Roberto Ponti has been working in the financial field for 15 years with a main experience in modern and structured multinational companies focused on industrial production and logistics activities. In EXERGY since 2016 he heads the planning and controlling department coordinating the whole accounting team and controlling all the administrative processes.Prior to joining EXERGY, Roberto held several senior positions in Nicotra Gebhardt CBI Group, Benteler Group, APV Italia-SPX Group.