New CLI Director

We have the pleasure to announce the appointment of Francesco Galante as the new Director of CLI, starting from 1st of July 2020. As from the same date, Michel Fons will be transitioning out to occupy the role of CLI Senior Expert up until the end of October 2020.


Francesco is a coastal and marine Engineer with more than 30 years’ experience on preliminary and detailed design of coastal and marine structures, on mathematical and physical models needed to optimize basic engineering studies, on coordination of field surveys (topographic and geological surveys), and finally on jobsite assistance to Contractors.

He will continue to expand CLI worldwide experience, managing CLI pragmatic approach aimed at supplying contractors, partners, design offices, laboratories, private and public Authorities with a proper and tailored technical assistance. 
Francesco, in cooperation with Michel and other partners, will take part in CLI’s research and innovation activities, thanks to our huge experience in different marine engineering fields.