Chief Executive Officer of Etihad Credit Insurance, the national export credit agency of the UAE, mandated to reinforce the country’s economic diversification programs as well as to support its export and international trade activities. A seasoned and dynamic leader in the financial industry with over 27 years of solid business experience, Massimo joined ECI from Coface where he was the CEO of Middle East Countries. Prior to that, he was the CEO of GCC Countries in Euler Hermes, an Allianz company. He has also held CEO and directorial positions for multinational companies including Exxon-Mobil, Philip Morris International, and Volkswagen Financial Services. A graduate of Business and Managerial Economics from Sapienza University of Rome in 1991, Massimo is an international lecturer and expert in cross-cultural work settings, strategizing for various economies and organizational changes. His adeptness in these fields has earned him distinctions from various award-giving bodies. In 2017, the President of Italy conferred him with the Knighthood of the Order of the Star for promoting relations of other countries with Italy. A champion of entrepreneurship and excellence, Massimo is a pioneer and an active member of some of the world’s most prestigious business organizations. He is currently the Vice President and Secretary General of the Italian Business Council for Dubai and Northern Emirates. He is also a founding member of the French Business Council Dubai and Northern Emirates Healthcare Committee; and a member of Rotary Jumeirah Club.