Diego Natale, PMP
Power Facilities Renewable Energy Buildings and Infrastructure
Motivated and results-focused Project Manager with more than 15 years of experience leading complex projects in the power, and building and infrastructure sectors. Demonstrated ability to work on various international assignments such as for the US Navy’s support activity and for the implementation of power plant in Latin America. Strong aptitude in the full life cycle of project management. Skilled in collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to achieve project objectives and deliverables. Fluent in English, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish as well as intermediate French. Technical proficiency in, Microsoft Office Suite, MARIAN management system, Naviswork, Monte Carlo Simulation, Pertmaster Risk Analysis, Primavera Software, MS Projects, and SAP.
Budgeting and Cost Control
Project Life Cycle Management
Strategy Planning and Scheduling
GNA – GAS NATURAL ACU, Brazil 2017 – Present
Head of Project Management Office and Implantation Manager
Headquartered in Brazil, GNA is a company focused on Natural Gas Combined Cycle Power Plants, LNG importation, storage and distribution. GNA is a subsidiary of Prumo Logistica, which is controlled by the US energy and infrastructure fund EIG Global Energy Partners.
Oversee a team in the execution of projects, covering project and integration management, planning, project control, cost management, as well as risk, contract, and claim management.
Deliver projects within deadlines and budgetary requirements, maintaining communication with all stakeholders and ensuring safety at the work environment.
Manage large projects with investment value totaling $2.5B.
Lead a group of internal and external resources, coordinate mayor Contractors to ensure the timely delivery of two combined cycle thermal power plant of 1.338 MW and 1.670 MW respectively.
Ensure successful teaming for projects, including the execution of two transmission lines with substations of 345 KV and 500 KV, and LNG terminal with Floating Storage and Regasification Unit.
ETS - ENGINEERING TECHNICAL SERVICES, Panama and Ecuador 2013 – 2017
Latin America Area Manager
Headquartered in Italy, ETS is an engineering and field services company, operating in the power, oil and gas, petrochemical, chemical, and pharmaceutical sectors.
Spearheaded new offices in Panama and Ecuador with expanded project capabilities and offerings.
Supervised the implementation of the PMC project of 328 MW combined cycle in Machala, Ecuador.
Conducted business development planning and execution for the new markets.
Recruited and built a high-performance team of resources.
Managed an international team comprising staff from Brazil, Ecuador, Italy, India, Russia, and Venezuela for client projects.
MAIRE TECNIMONT, Brazil and Italy 2008 – 2013
Listed with the Milan stock exchange, Maire Tecnimont is an industrial leader in engineering and construction, technology, and licensing, as well as energy business development and ventures.
Managed key projects in Brazil such as the implementation of the Port of Pecem coal-fired power station of 1.085 MW and the UTE Itaqui coal-fired power station of 360 MW, together with the project director and site manager.
Oversaw the various teams in the groups of warehouse and procurement, cost control, planning and project control, documentation control, risk management, and contract and claim management.
Coordinate mayor Contractors to ensure the timely delivery.
Handled projects with investment value totaling $3.5M.
Served as mentor to younger professionals, ensuring assignments are carried out according to guidelines.
Coordinated the handover of the management activities to clients for project completion, following the company’s financial issues.
HC&R Associates at Jacobs Italy and Maire Tecnimont, Italy 2003 – 2007
Project Management Specialist
Conducted the project management system development by training people on the principles of, Risk Management, Scheduling and Cost Management, creating corporate workload, and carrying out multi-project analysis.
Worked on Maire Tecnimont s projects, such as Altomonte combined cycle power plant of 400 MW and Turbigo I combined cycle power plant of 800 MW, as well as LNG Brindisi (8.000.000.000 M3/year).
Worked on Jacobs Italy s projects, as CityLife (residential, commercial and business district) in Milan, Diesel Headquarter in Vicenza, Intesa San Paolo Tower Building in Turin, and Le Terrazze Shopping Mall in La Spezia.
Handled the coordination of project teams in the start-up phase.
Ensured integration with partners and subcontractors.
Liaised with internal and external stakeholders to ensure project delivery.
Supported claim management.
HC&R Associates at U.S. Navy, Italy 1998 – 2003
HC & R Associates is Primavera’s partner in Italy.
Carried out project control for the US Navy’s building extension in Naples, Capodichino, spanning the parking garage, airport station, airplane maintenance building, and commander-in-chief’s building.
Served as the junior planner on the implementation of integrated project control system and proposals.
Provided training on the Primavera’s software, including P5, P6, P3.1, SureTak, and Pertmaster.
EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS
Degree in Civil Engineering
University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
Project Management Professional
Project Management Institute