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Antonio Volpin

Senior Partner, Rome

Leads McKinsey’s Electric Power & Natural Gas Practice in the Asia–Pacific region, serving clients in the electric power, natural gas, and water sectors on strategy, regulatory policy, and large-scale performance transformations


For more than 20 years, Antonio has advised clients across the entire value chain of electric power and natural gas, from generation and upstream to transmission, distribution, and retail. Antonio’s key areas of work are in strategy, regulatory management, large-scale operational-performance transformations, and capital allocation. He has advised some of the leading and most innovative energy companies across Africa, Asia, Australia, and Europe.

Antonio has supported the international growth of a world leader in renewable energy, advised some of the largest privatizations in the energy sector in Europe, and supported the turnaround of large power companies in South America. He has also advised several public bodies and nongovernmental organizations on energy policy.

Antonio is the author of several papers about the energy industry, many of them published or quoted by major sector and business newspapers. Selected themes of this expertise include the future of the energy systems in a decarbonized world, the impact of greenhouse-gas regulation on business strategies and competitive dynamics, and the future evolution of the power and gas industry’s value pools across the value chain and across the world regions.

Published work

The digital power plant of the future”, McKinsey & Company, March 2021

How utilities can keep the lights on,” McKinsey & Company, May 2018


SDA Bocconi School of Management
MBA, business administration

University of Padua
BS, electrical engineering and computer science