Emanuele A. Lauro, is the Scorpio Group Chairman and CEO, he is the founder and has served as Chairman and CEO of Scorpio Tankers (NYSE:STNG) since 2009. Mr. Lauro also founded and serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Scorpio Bulkers Inc. (NYSE: SALT) since 2013. He joined Scorpio Group in 2003 and has continued to serve there in a senior management position since 2004. Under Mr. Lauro's leadership, Scorpio Group has grown from an owner of three vessels in 2003 to become a leading operator and manager of over 200 vessels in 2014.
Over the course of the last several years, Mr. Lauro has founded and developed all of the Scorpio Group Tanker Pools in addition to several other ventures such as Scorpio Logistics in 2007, which owns and operates specialized assets engaged in the transhipment of dry cargo commodities and invests in coastal transportation and port infrastructure developments and Scorship Navigation in 2005, which engaged in the identification, placement, and management of certain international shipping investments on behalf of retail investors in Europe. Mr. Lauro has a degree in international business from the European Business School, London.