Roberto Perocchio was born in Aschaffenburg (Germany) in 1961.
Graduated in law, he owns and manages two real estate companies and the yacht harbour “Marina del Cavallino” in the province of Venice.
He is currently president of Assomarinas, the Italian national marina association with 84 members.
Since 1990 he’s also member of the board of Confindustria Nautica, the Italian National Marine manufacturers association which organises the Genova Boat show.
Since 1991 he’s member of IMG, the Icomia Marinas Group, the department of Icomia (International Council of Marine Industries Associations, based in London) dedicated to the international marina branch, which organizes the World Marina Conference every two years in different parts of the world. He’s been appointed chairman of IMG from 2009 to 2017.
Since 2016 he’s also board member of Federturismo-Confindustria, the National Italian Federation of tourism enterprises based in Rome.
From 2005 to 2016 he’s also been managing director of Venezia Terminal Passeggeri S.p.a., the company which manages the cruise port of Venice, one of the most important in the Mediterranean Sea.