Eni S.p.A. (Eni) is an Italian multinational oil and gas company headquartered in Rome. Eni operates across the entire energy chain and focuses on health, safety, the environment, and is committed to preventing and mitigating operational risks.
In this profile, Marco Petracchini, Senior Executive Vice President and Director of Internal Audit, discusses how a recent reorganization of the internal audit function enabled auditors to be closer to the business and acquire a deeper knowledge of activities and risks. During the reorganization, Petracchini created units in charge of audit on specific processes in different business areas. This structure allows Eni’s internal audit function to liaise with management to identify potential future risk areas.