CEO of the oceanographic Institute, Foundation Albert I, Prince of Monaco
Robert Calcagno, born on June 26th, 1960, is the Chief Executive Officer Director of the Oceanographic Institute Foundation Albert I, Prince of Monaco since April 2009.
Robert Calcagno’s career is characterized by a noble commitment to the sustainable development of territories. Thanks to his extensive experience as a corporate leader and public official, in 2005 he joined H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco and now manages the Oceanographic Institute (Oceanographic Museum of Monaco and the Maison des Océans in Paris).
He completed his secondary education at the Lycée Albert Ier de Monaco (1970 to 1978). He then pursued higher education degrees from the Ecole polytechnique (Class of 1980), the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées (promotion 1985), and was awarded a Master of Business Administration (MBA) for Executives at Columbia University (New York, USA).
Early in his career, Robert Calcagno was a developer contractor, entrepreneur and an investor in countries like Malaysia, the United States, France, South East Asia, and Australia. He held several jobs titles including: Civil Works Engineer (Dredging and Public Works) responsible for construction carried out at the port of Kuching-Sarawak in Malaysia (1984-85). During the next four years he was Director of District Operations for the Departmental Office of Infrastructure in Loire, as well as Technical Manager for SIVOM of the Greater Orléanaise area (1986-90). In 1991 he became Strategy and Development Director for Scetauroute (1991), and rose to the position of Managing Director of Development for the same company from 1992 to 1995. Later in 1995, Robert Calcagno founded Transroute Asia Pacific - which eventually became Egis Projects Asia Pacific – in Sydney, Australia, and became its Chief Executive Officer until 2000.