Born 1963. A graduated in Political Sciences from La Sapienza University of Rome and honoris causa in Chemical Engineering from Politecnico of Milan, he is the Chairman of Maire Tecnimont Group, one of the main engineering contractors in oil & gas and petrochemicals in the world.
The Group operates through 50 companies in 45 countries and has a turnover of over 3,6 billion euro. The Group owns more than 1,300 individual patents, having 30% market share in terms of installed capacity of polyolefin plants licensed from third parties (with peaks of 40% in the LDPE segment). The Group is also market leader (54%) in the licensing of urea technology and has recognized competences in technologies for the production of hydrogen, sulfur recovery and Tail Gas.
Maire Tecnimont successfully completed the largest gas treatment plant in Abu Dhabi and has been recently awarded the most important contract in its history (3.9 billion euros) for a gas treatment plant in the Amur district in the Far East region of the Russian Federation. The Group licensed more than 250 urea production plants and built more than 190 polypropylene and polyethylene plants in the world. Maire Tecnimont has more than 9,000 professionals all over the world.
The Group is also committed in the green chemistry sector and it is investing in R&D for new solutions in the recycling of plastic materials field. Finally, Maire Tecnimont operates in the field of large renewable plants, especially wind and solar.
Fabrizio Di Amato plays an active role in the Italian engineering industry: from 2009 to 2011 he was President of Animp (Italian Association of Industrial Plant Engineering). In the same period, he promoted the concept of a unique representative body for the whole engineering and contracting industry through Federprogetti (the Federation of Italian plant industries), of which he was founder and served as President until May 2015. He is a member of the General Board of the Lombardy Industry Association (Assolombarda). He is also member of the Executive Committee of the Association of Joint Stock Companies incorporated in Italy (Assonime).
In May 2016, he was decorated with the Order of Merit for Labor by the President of the Italian Republic, Sergio Mattarella. The title “Cavaliere del Lavoro”, is recognition for the results obtained, the creation of development and jobs and the commitment to ethical and social responsibility aimed at improving living and working conditions in Italy.