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Eugenio Zoppis

Gibe III Project Manager, Salini Impregilo

Eugenio Zoppis has been working with Salini Impregilo since 1988. He soon took on the role of Project Manager for major road and hydroelectric projects in Africa, most notably in Sudan. Mr Zoppis currently works as the project manager at the renowned Gibe III site in Ethiopia. Salini Impregilo note that a project the size of Gibe III has the potential to create jobs for up for 7000 people. Mr Zoppis holds an MSc in engineering, and also an LLB specialising in Construction Law from Kings College London. 

Associated sessions

11 May
11:00 - 12:30

Capacity-building and skills shortages

Type: Focus session

Hydropower development and operations requires a variety of expertise. With a greater involvement of new players in the sector, increased expectations for plant reliability and longevity, and added emphasis on international standards, knowledge... (Read more)