RINA SERVICES Chief Executive Officer

Michele Francioni has a degree in Naval Architecture and a Master in Marine and Mechanical Engineering from the University of Genova.

As an Officer in the Italian Navy at the Naval Academy in Livorno, he underwent a training course in Propulsion Systems and Installation Equipment on-board Italian Navy vessels.

He joined RINA in January 1997 as an Engineer in the Structures Department.

He furthered his career by taking on increasingly more responsibility in RINA offices around the world:

From a position as Manager in the RINA Plan Approval Centre in Korea (2000-2004), to Manager of the RINA Hong Kong and Singapore Office (2004-2005), to Area Manager for Korea and Japan (2005-2007) to become RINA – Asia General Manager (2007-2011).

He has been RINA Chief Operating Officer from March 2012 to July 2013.

He is presently RINA SERVICES Chief Executive Officer and RINA IACS Council Member.