Team composition

The  Founders team  is composed of professionals, each one of them expert in his field; all the Founders are strongly committed to solving the problem of the  Earth’s waters plastic pollution .

Nicola Rubortone, President, image

Nicola Rubortone


Entrepreneur, good food and animals lover, strenuous defender of the environment 

Marcello Micheli, Vice President and Executive Director, photo

Marcello Micheli

Vicepresident and executive manager

Businessman, sailor, diver, sculptor, environmentalist

Silvie Vittorelli, Cashier, photo

Silvie Vittorelli


Accountant,  lover of the sea and of music, bent on protecting the nature

Paria Shahrabi Soleiman, Secretary, image

Paria Shahrabi Soleimani


Master in graphic design and visual communication, photographer, horsewoman, sea lover, environmentalist

Martina Capriotti, Scientific Director, photo

Martina Capriotti

Marine sector director

Marine biologist, PhD Life and Health Sciences, National Geographic Explorer, Sky Ocean Rescue Scholar, water pollution and plastic pollution expert, scuba diver, Maritime Rescue trainer, environmentalist

Piero Vittorelli, scientific Director

Piero Vittorelli

Chemical sector director

PhD Chemistry, researcher, phytosanitary products analysis and development, swimmer, good food lover, environmentalist

Andrea Rossi, Member of the Board, photo

Andrea Rossi

Board member - Human resources

Healtcare professional, scuba diver, international medical auxiliary volunteer, environmentalist

Claudio Micheli, member of the Board, photo

Claudio Micheli

Board member - Hightech sector

MSc in Automation & Control Engineering, specialized in UAVs Flight Controls design & development, environmentalist, free diver, jogger

Hussain "Al" Fadhil, Member of the Board, photo

Hussain "Al" Fadhil

Board member - creativity sector

Artist, painter, cultural mediator, promoter of art in public and private places, environmentalist

Patrizio Magro, Member of the Board, photo

Patrizio Magro

Board member - Chemical sector

Chemist,  entrepreneur, environmentalist, good food and sea lover