Roberto Casula was born in Cagliari which is the capital of Sardinia, Italy, in the year 1962. He is a very successful mining engineer. He completed his graduation in mining engineering from the famous University of Cagliari in the year 1988.
After completing the engineering studies, Roberto Casula got a job in the renowned Eni in the year 1988. He joined Eni as a reservoir engineer. He worked in the same post for 3 years in Milan. Then he was promoted to the post of a petroleum engineer and was sent to Luanda. He stayed in the same post from 1992 to 1993.
In 1994 he got the position of Chief Development and Production Engineer. He was in the same position for a good 3 years until 1997. Roberto Casula then returned back to Milan in 1997 to serve in the position of Development and Production Co-coordinator.
In the year 2000, he got the responsibility of Department Manager of technical services that were based in Milan. He held the same post until 2001. He was then sent to the middle-eastern country of Tehran, Iran where he stayed from 2001 to 2004. In Tehran, he served as the Project Director of South Pars phases 4-5. Then in the year 2004, Casula was given the post of the Managing Director of Eni Mediterranea Idrocarburi SpA in Gela, Italy, a sister company of Eni.
His stay in Africa
Roberto Casula was promoted to the position of the Managing Director of Eni North Africa BV in Tripoli, Libya in 2005. Then in 2007, he became the Senior Vice President for the Sub-Sahara Region. In 2011 he got the position of Executive Vice President for Eni Africa and the Middle East.
Currently, he is the Chief Development, Operations, and Technology Officer of Eni and leading more than 3000 people.