Giorgio Chimenti

Giorgio Chimenti, Engineer, the fire fighter Commander for the provinces of Grosseto and Genoa, the Regional Director of fire fighters in Tuscany. He also was the Director of the National Centre of Scuba Diver Training from 1984 to 1991, and the Interior Ministry Consultant for Underwater Activities. Since 1975, he led all training Courses for fire fighter Divers. He developed techniques for research and recovery at great depths, which were based on Sonar systems, underwater cameras and ROV. He was a university tutor, a member of ministerial commissions and a consultant for various ministries. In 2007, he was appointed as the Director General in the National Department of Civil Protection.
He played an essential role in retaining Ferraro and Marcante's principles for the training of divers from the fire fighters' force, which he adapted to our time and to current techniques.