Valerio is a Mechanical Engineer with a Masters degree in Business Administration with over 10 years’ experience in developing markets and supervising companies within a wide range of industries.
His Career started with Saipem where he was responsible for the Drilling Unit Quality Assurance. Onboard the Scarabeo 6, Valerio assisted to extensive drilling campaigns in Norway where he was based during 1999 along with tie in projects in the Adriatic Sea and inland perforation activities in Kazakhstan.
Following the Master’s degree obtained at SDA Bocconi in Milan, he joined the food industry and was Manufacturing Manager for a processing company that allowed him to extend his professional experience in China as Import/Export Manager in Xiamen for a year.
Valerio was then based again in China for Aethra, a Videoconferencing company, running the local base in Shenzhen for almost 3 years.
This experience was followed by a Project Management role for ASG Superconductors where two major projects were duly delivered on time and within budget with full customer satisfaction.
Having joined OIS in July 2014, Valerio previously worked for Cutting Underwater Technology UK Ltd as the Group Business Development Director. There he concentrated on developing new areas of business and expanding the services portfolio.
As Vice President - Business Development, Valerio is responsible for promoting OIS in the Oil & Gas sector as well as the marine and offshore marketplace. Valerio’s remit also focuses on continuing the growth of the business, whilst progressing business opportunities with new and existing clients for OIS’s service offering.