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Giorgio
Corbetta

Senior Associate
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Giorgio Corbetta

Giorgio is a Senior Associate in the energy practice based in Brussels. Prior to joining Global Counsel, Giorgio was responsible for European Affairs at a leading global commodity exchange where he devised and executed public affairs strategies to shape the regulatory environment for power, gas and carbon trading. He also led the innovation hub of the company, organising and carrying on efforts to roll out agile methodologies to create a better and more effective working environment. 

Earlier on, Giorgio worked with the top European renewable energy trade association, where he was responsible for power market business intelligence products and managed stakeholders across 30 European countries.

Giorgio has studied economics and political science in Italy and Spain, and holds an executive MBA from a top business school in Belgium.

At GC Giorgio advises clients across industries on energy and climate policies, making sense of the business impact of political and regulatory dynamics and supporting the design of corporate strategies that best exploit politics shifts.

Recent examples of his work include:

  • Advising energy clients on how to best position their business in the context of the Green Deal, to shape legislation and align their corporate strategy to the policy discourse.  
  • Supporting a major energy trader to enter the global emission trading market by providing an overview of the competitive landscape and strategic competitive edges of market participants. 
  • Advising investors planning to enter the European energy and manufacturing markets with regulatory and policy considerations affecting the profitability of the overall industry and specific target assets. 
     

Latest Insights by Giorgio Corbetta

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Could rising energy prices leave the industry out in the cold?

Energy & Commodities

Energy prices have been rising across the world over the past weeks. Energy prices fluctuations have already occurred in the past, but this time the world is emerging from a global pandemic and high gas and power prices could hamper recovery. End consumers impoverished by covid-19 are now faced with higher bills, and businesses are either pushed out of the market or…

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Morten Petersen MEP: Will Fit for 55 get the EU to net zero?

Energy & Commodities

The Fit for 55 package currently being negotiated sets out much of the legislative backbone that will drive Europe toward net zero. A key challenge that could break the green deal’s success is achieving effective integration of energy systems in transport, industry and power production across the 27-member bloc. Billions of investments are at stake and European operators…

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Buckle up: the impact of the Fit for 55 package for industry

Energy & Commodities

Three weeks after its release, industry stakeholders and policy makers are reacting to the European Commission's Fit for 55 Package. The set of proposals consists of twelve highly interlinked measures across emissions pricing, transport and energy.

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How the Fit for 55 package will impact the energy sector

Energy & Commodities

Two weeks after its release, industry stakeholders and policy makers have started reacting to the commission's Fit for 55 Package. The set of proposals consists of twelve highly interlinked measures across emissions pricing, transport and energy.

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