The Committees

Steering Committee

This committee is responsible for providing guidance on the overall strategic development of the Escola. It is made up of the major executives of the consortium (presidents of the participating ports and companies).

Members:

  • Mercè Conesa, President of the Port of Barcelona and President of the Escola Europea de Short Sea Shipping
  • Francesco Maria di Majo, President of Autorità di Sistema del Mar Tirreno Centro-Settentrionale (Ports of Civitavecchia, Fiumicino and Gaeta)
  • Paolo Emilio Signorini, President of Autorità di Sistema del Mar Ligure Occidentale (Ports of Genova and Savona)
  • Emanuele Grimaldi, CEO of Grimaldi Group
  • Mateo Cattani, CEO of GNV (MSC Group)
  • Eduard Rodés, Director of Escola Europea – Intermodal Transport

Executive Committee

This Committee is responsible for the general management of the Escola. It comprises of a professional representative of each member body of the consortium.

Members:

  • Eduard Rodés, Director of the Escola Europea – Intermodal Transport (Representative)
  • Pedro Arellano, Port of Barcelona
  • Luca Lupi, Autorità di Sistema del Mar Tirreno Centro-Settentrionale
  • Silvio Ferrando, Autorità di Sistema del Mar Ligure Occidentale
  • Luigi Ranauro, Grimaldi Lines
  • Antonio Pedevilla, GNV

Academic Committee

This Committee is composed of representatives from SSS European Promotion Centres, universities and education centres.

Members:

  • Representative of the SPC Portugal
  • Representative of the Bureau de Promotion du Shortsea BP2S (France)
  • Representative of Puertos del Estado (Spain)
  • Representative of RAM, spa (Italy)
  • Francesco Filippi – Universidad de Roma (Italy)
  • Enrico Musso – Universidad de Génova (Italy)
  • José Francisco Vidal (Spain)
  • Antonio Vargas (Spain)
  • Ana Arevalo – Autoridad Portuaria de Barcelona (Spain)
  • Marcel·la Castells – Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (Spain)
  • Matteo De Candia – GNV (Italy)
  • Eduard Rodés – Escola Europea – Intermodal Transport – Chairman (Spain)