Position: Founding Partner and Sole Director
Key qualifications: regional geology, remote sensing and photointerpretation, GIS, thematic cartography. Responsible for the ISO 9001 Quality System
Since April 1993 he has been the Sole Director of Geomap Srl, with administrative responsibility and coordination of the services provided by the company in the fields of applied geology, geographic information systems, remote sensing, thematic cartography and data processing.
Geologist, graduated in 1957 from the University of Florence, he has been a member of Geomap staff since 1958, initially as a geologist photointerpreter at Geomap SA under the direction of Prof. Enrico Marchesini, then as a professional associate of Studio Geologico Geomap since 1968, as a partner of Geomap Srl since 1989 and of Geomap Srl – Società di Ingegneria since 2014.
He has coordinated or carried out more than 100 projects in Italy and abroad concerning hydrocarbon, mining, geothermal and hydrogeological research, studies for territorial development plans and environmental restoration projects, applied geology, environmental impact assessment, slope stability studies and geomorphological analyses for soil conservation and natural disaster prevention.
These projects have involved the interpretation of remote sensing data, geological and thematic mapping and GIS data processing, over a total of about 15 million km2, including field work in 16 countries.
Lecturer in remote sensing and its applications since 1970, at training courses organised by Italian and foreign bodies (FAO, CNR, Istituto Agronomico per l’Oltremare, CO.RI.SA., Regions and Provinces) and by private companies. Contract Professor for the Course in Geological Sciences at the University of Florence, 1984-87, 1990-91 and 1992-93.
Member of the Italian Geological Society (SGI), of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG), founding member of the Italian Association of Remote Sensing (AIT). Professional member of the Order of Geologists of Tuscany since 1968 with n° 28.