Stefano Scarpa

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Managing Director

Stefano is responsible for RigPro globally and he joined RigPro mid-2017. Previously Stefano developed the largest international superyacht survey and technical consultancy practice. Stefano is a multifaceted superyacht and maritime professional with almost 20 years’ experience in management, business development, strategy, marketing and sales, project management and design/engineering consulting complemented by technical and business qualifications (CEng and MBA). An effective Business Manager and Leader having identified business opportunities and developed them from strategic planning to sales. A proficient Senior Consultant/Project Manager having delivered outstanding results on several multimillion projects, achieving optimal solutions for client and employer. Stefano speaks English, Italian and Spanish.

Chris Walker

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Business Manager RigPro Europe

Chris started working for RigPro in New Zealand at the start of 2015 before moving to Palma in the summer of 2017 to develop RigPro in Europe. A background in industrial design and award winning Superyacht refits make Chris uniquely qualified to understand our customers’ needs and to deliver tailored projects.

Tomeu Genovard

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Finance Manager

Tomeu joined RigPro in 2018, previously he was at Ernst & Young where he covered a senior position. He has almost 20 years of international experience in finance and accounting having worked in several countries, mostly in the UK, Spain and the USA and sectors including engineering, construction and tourism. Tomeu speaks English, Spanish and Catalan.

 

Steve Young

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Service Design Manager

Steve moved from New Zealand to become the first member of RigPro Palma in the beginning of 2017. He has almost 20 years of mast and boom design experience with both Southern Spars and Marten Spars. As a qualified engineer he was formerly responsible for Southern Spars boom engineering and assisting to manage the engineering team, he has been involved in the design of hundreds of rigs. Steve has extensive experience in the construction of composites, as well as mechanical and hydraulic systems. He has a passion for sailing with extensive racing experience to a national title level in New Zealand. Steve can advise on all engineering aspects including damage repair, NDT and upgrades.

Hamish Miller

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Service Manager

Hamish joined RigPro in 2018 but he had a long standing working relationship with RigPro. He has more than 10 years of experience in rigging services and projects including commissioning of new rigs, warranty repairs, emergency damage repairs and service maintenance. Hamish consistently provided outstanding service to customers, developing its excellent reputation in the rigging service sector.

Andrew James

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Service Designer

Andrew joined RigPro in 2018, he is a highly skilled design engineer with six years of experience in rig and rigging design engineering. Before joining RigPro Andrew was the lead rig designer in Southern Spars Cape Town. He is proficient in AutoCAD and SolidWorks and he is also an avid sailor

David Bastos

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Assistant Project Manager

David joined RigPro Palma on 2019 to help with the management of projects. He is a naval architect and marine engineer, and he has experience on the yacht industry. Prior to joining RigPro, he worked as project manager in Palma for a yacht repair and refit yard. He speaks Spanish and English.

Johan Ebersohn

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Service Manager

Johan started working in the Future Fibres Service Department in 2013 and have been managing RigPro rigging service since 2015. With a strong commitment and background in customer relationship and project management, Johan and his rigging service team`s focus is on offering RigPro customers unapparelled service solutions and only the highest level of customer intimacy and service support.

Antonio Medina

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Assistant Service Manager

Toni joined RigPro Valencia in 2019 to strengthen commercial efforts with a strong focus on customer care and direct client support. With a successful background in sales strategy and sales analytics, Toni assists with offering service solutions customers can benefit from to guarantee optimal performance of their rigging products.

 

Anais Raices

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Project Administrator

Anais joined RigPro in mid-2019, first working for the Valencia office as an administrative assistant and later on joining RigPro Palma as Project Administrator. She has a background in office administration in different fields and organizations in Venezuela, the US and Spain, including healthcare facilities, academic institutions and the tourism industry. Anais speaks English, Spanish and Portuguese and is highly oriented to teamwork and collaboration, working closely with the Project Managers and the finance team to facilitate customer support and satisfaction