Stefano Ratti is the founder of Chaberton Energy and serves as President. Stefano brings over twenty years of experience in development of energy infrastructure projects, management, and professional services. Throughout his career, Stefano has helped dozens of companies reach their growth aspirations and led the development of numerous clean energy infrastructure projects. Stefano developed projects for third-party owners, including the origination and development of over 100 MW of solar energy projects in the mid-Atlantic. Stefano also built and led a greenfield development team at Enviva, a leader in the production and logistics of solid biofuels, and led, from conception to financing and construction, the development of the “Pascagoula cluster”, representing nearly one billion dollars of invested capital across three production plants and one export terminal, and capable of producing and handling three million tons of wood pellets; at Enviva Stefano also originated other key projects in the U.S. South-East and the Western U.S. Prior to working at Enviva and Chaberton, Stefano held executive positions at AREVA, was a Project Leader at the Boston Consulting Group, and also worked at General Electric (Power Systems), Navigant Consulting, and the Center for Environmental Energy Engineering at the University of Maryland.
Stefano received a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree, magna cum laude, in Mechanical and Energy Systems Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Milan and has completed executive education programs at Duke University, Babcock University, and Harvard Business School.
Stefano is also an active member in his community, serving as member of the Board of Trustee and Treasurer for the Avalon Schools, and is a board member at Iron Age Designs.