Roberto Martinoli is the CEO of Silversea, having been a member of the Board of Directors from 2013.
Previously to joining Silversea, Martinoli was the Chairman and CEO of Grandi Navi Veloci (GNV), leading
Ferry Company in the western Mediterranean. He currently retains his position of Chairman at Grandi
Prior to this he was President and COO of Norwegian Cruise Line (2009-2010) as well as Advisor to
Apollo Management (2008 – 2009). He served as EVP Operations at Carnival Cruise Lines (2000 – 2008)
and SVP at Costa Crociere (1997 – 2000). He also owned and operated Martinoli SAM (1976 – 1997), a
ship management and consulting company.
Martinoli holds a master’s degree in naval architecture and marine engineering from the University of
Genoa and attended an Executive Advanced Program at Kellogg Northwestern University, Illinois in
He currently sits on the Boards of Directors, is a Member of the Executive Committee of Confitarma,