Giovanni has held multiple positions within the aviation industry over the past 30 years. He is now the MD & CEO of G&G Aviation, a representation and consulting company offering products and services to airlines, executive and helicopter operators, training centres as well as lessor and finance companies.
After his university degree in engineering and an experience in the Italian Navy, Giovanni started his aviation career at Alitalia as a Project Coordinator of Fleet Purchasing and Sales. There, he took care of the acquisition of new aircraft, engines and simulators for the entire group, leading the negotiation of commercial, contractual and technical aspects with the suppliers including final acceptance.
At the end of 1994, he founded, with a colleague, G&G Aviation, which rapidly expanded its field of activities, obtaining the representation of various aircraft and equipment manufacturers including SAAB, Dornier, MD Helicopters, One Aviation, Frasca, EDM and others.
Working on complex transactions, from time to time, as representative or advisor of airlines, business aviation clients, manufacturers, lessors and investors, Giovanni has gained a broad view of the requirements and needs of each party; and gained trust and respect from all such industry players establishing an extensive worldwide network of friendly contacts. He also made several aircraft appraisals and evaluations of aviation companies.
Giovanni is a member of the International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading (ISTAT) and regularly attends major Air Shows and aviation conferences.