Marco Toninelli

Chief Operating Officer Asset based Services


Marco Toninelli holds a degree in Civil Engineering from the Politecnico of Milano.

He joined Saipem in 1986 occupying various positions, with experiences ranging from onshore construction, civil infrastructures, project management, supply chain management, maintenance engineering and asset management.

In September 2006, he took the position of Assets Senior Vice President of Saipem S.p.A, managing a world-class fleet of construction vessels and onshore equipment at the service of the Oil & Gas Industry.

From 2007 to 2011, he was in charge of an investment plan for the renovation of the fleet. He has served as Chairman of ERS B.V. (Holland), Chairman of SPCM Lda (Portugal), Member of the boards of Boscongo s.a.(Congo), Saibos CML Lda (Portugal), Kwanda Lda (Angola), Frigstad Ltd (Singapore), Saipem (Beijing) Technical Services (China).

He was also Chairman of Energy Maintenance Services S.p.A (Italy) from 2003 to 2007 and Chairman of Moss Maritime (Norway) from 2006 to 2008.

From 2011 to 2016, he held the position at Eniservizi of Senior Vice President of Real Estate, in charge of development of all new real estate investments of Eni group.

In March 2016 he rejoined Saipem and served as Chief Operating Officer of the Offshore Drilling Division, managing the fleet of offshore drilling rigs.

From December 2020 he also took the position of COO of Onshore Drilling.

In January 2022, following the new corporate reorganization, he was appointed COO of ABS (Asset Based Services), a new business line that includes Offshore Engineering and Construction and Drilling.

Presently he also serves as director of  the board of KCA Deutag, a British drilling, engineering and technology company working onshore and offshore.

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