Pietro Torchi Lucifora
General Manager, Ecogest SpA
Since 2014 Pietro Torchi has been the Head of Communication and Institutional Relations, then Head of International Business Development since 2016 and Chief Operating Officer since 2018 at Ecogest SpA. In 2019, he was appointed General Manager and became a member of the Board of Directors of Ecogest SpA.
He is also the General Manager of the Romanian subsidiary and Director and General Manager of the recently incorporated Canadian subsidiary based in Toronto – Ecogest North America Inc. In the recent past, he has also gained significant field experience in Poland and Turkey.
Pietro has been registered with the National Register of journalists since May 1990. Prior to joining Ecogest, after a long experience as a reporter in important regional newspapers, he was Head of the Technical Secretariat of the President of the Region of Sicily and then of the Regional Councillor delegated to the Presidency. From 2002 to 2008, he served for two terms as Mayor of Modica, Sicily. He was also President of the Integrated Territorial Plan (PTI) of the Val di Noto, the South-east Cultural District and the Hyblean Social Health District (Sicily, Italy), as well as member of the board of Anci Sicilia Association and the council of the National Association of Italian Municipalities.