Founder, Legal Representative and Member
Global Sustainable Social Energy Program (GSSEP)
Carlo Sinatra was born in 1957 in Milan, Italy. He graduated from the University of Milan in July 1980 (rating of 110/110 cum laude) and became a lawyer in November 1982.
During his career, he has consulted and assisted major multinational groups such as Pirelli (corporate and international deals), Solvay (General Counsel of the Milano branch), Eni (General Counsel of Enichem’s different subsidiaries such Polimeri Europa – a joint venture between Enichem and Union Carbide world leader in polyethylene production) and lately Falck (Group General Counsel). He has been directly involved in several important national and international M&A deals. In the past ten years he has concentrated his activity in the field of energy, mostly in renewable sources.
Mr. Sinatra is recognised as a national and international legal expert in this sector. Mr. Sinatra has co-ordinated different cases of project finance, involving very significant amounts (one of which was considered in 2008 as the European project finance of the year), in co-operation with various specialised teams and external consultants. Through his work with diversified financial investors and banks, he has acquired deep knowledge of the contractual and legal technicalities of project finance, both in Italy and abroad.
Mr. Sinatra joined Lombardi Molinari in July 2009 to strengthen the firm’s expertise and market positioning in the area of energy, project finance and international deals. He is also a member of the International Bar Association. In December 2010, Mr. Sinatra has funded Studio Legale Sinatra (Sinatra Law Firm) with an exclusive global network of international law firms.
He is also a member of different international project finance associations and has participated as lecturer in many national and international congresses on project finance. Mr. Sinatra has created a national one-year master degree dedicated to project finance and renewable energy. He also writes in different magazines on project finance and energy issues.