Executive Director

Franco Santucci

Former Partner at EY-Parthenon and Global Head of P&U, Deloitte, Kearney and McKinsey

Franco has over 30 years’ experience in the Utility, Teleco, and ICT sector with a specific focus on the Energy Industry.

In addition to his Senior Partner roles at EY as Global Head of P&U (Power & Utilities) for EY-Parthenon and Deloitte as their Energy Practice leader (Strategy & Operations), he has worked with McKinsey & Company and A.T. Kearney, held CEO and CIO roles, run his own technology business and was involved in various start-ups.

Franco is well known to the Energy & Resources industry and business community. He pioneered outsourcing in Australia with Innotech & BFL and led the development of major offshoring projects.

Franco co-led the privatisation of the NSW transmission and distribution assets as well as developing multiple operations and growth strategies for Australia’s largest Energy and Mining companies. His years of experience allow him to understand and uniquely operate between strategic, operational and tech domains with an entrepreneurial mindset.

Franco holds a Master of Management Technology from Melbourne Business School, and a BSc with major in Statistics and Applied Mathematics from Monash University.