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Why RINA? 

We have developed and expanded a specialized multi-disciplinary biodiversity and ecosystem services (BES) team, composed by professionals with experience in ecology, biology, environmental, and natural sciences who are up to date with the latest policies and national and international requirements as well as the latest scientific developments for marine, freshwater, and terrestrial environments. We apply internationally recognized tools and methodologies throughout all phases of project development to ensure that the impacts on biodiversity and ecosystem services are avoided, minimized, restored and offset. 

We can count on an extensive network of specialists and experienced professionals all over the world that allow us to conduct projects and provide support to clients across the globe, and we have partnered with some of the most relevant financial institutions and  international energy companies


Our people

Sara Sanetti RINA

Sara Sanetti

Manager of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Operative Unit

Sara has over 20 years of experience in biodiversity monitoring and management, environmental quality and impact assessment in Italy and abroad. She supported for 2 years an international Energy Company as Biodiversity Specialist external consultant  

Francesca Diana RINA

Francesca Diana

Senior BES Specialist and Senior Consultant

Francesca has 13 years of experience in biodiversity monitoring, management, impact assessment and Environmental Due Diligence. She joined RINA in 2013 and has supported an international Energy Company as a Biodiversity Specialist external consultant 


Maurizio Florio RINA

Maurizio Florio

Senior BES Consultant and Multidisciplinary Senior PM

Maurizio is marine ecologist who works in RINA as Project Management Consultant and Environmental Manager for the Construction Supervision for environmental management permitting and operative procedures as well as Project Manager for biodiversity 

Cinzia Giuliani RINA

Cinzia Giuliani

BES Specialist and Consultant

Cinzia is a naturalist with experience as an environmental consultant before joining RINA in 2022. She obtained in 2020 the professional qualification of  “Agrotecnico Laureato della provincia di Roma, Rieti e Viterbo”

Marta Cassi

Marta Cassi

Ecologist and GIS Specialist

Marta has experience in spatial analysis, biodiversity monitoring, environmental impact assessment and development of biodiversity solutions. She joined RINA in 2022 after 4 years working as an environmental consultant 

Arianna Oggioni

Arianna Oggioni

Junior Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Specialist

Arianna is a BES expert with a master in Environment and Resource Management - Ecosystem Services and Biodiversity. Her thesis focused on the spatial analysis and quantification of ES provided by ungulates in Europe. She joined RINA in October 2022


Alice Cavalli RINA

Alice Cavalli

Biodiversity and Landscape Specialist

Alice is a biodiversity specialist and a landscape architect with experience in geospatial data analysis. She has worked in land use and land cover monitoring research for six years and joined RINA in September 2023

Chiara Ruello RINA

Chiara Ruello

Junior Marine & Terrestrial Biodiversity Specialist

Chiara is a Natural Scientist with a master in Marine Biology and Ecology. Her focus is on the impact of infrastructure construction on ecosystems. In 2023, she joined RINA's operative unit of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

Federica Santelia RINA

Federica Santelia

Marine Biodiversity and Environmental Specialist

Federica is a marine biologist and joined RINA in 2021. She specializes in biodiversity impact assessments, biodiversity management and monitoring, as well as environmental consulting, project management and related operational procedures