Elisabetta De Nardo, Vice President Port Development MSC Cruises

Since September 2018, Elisabetta De Nardo works for MSC Cruises VP Port Development. 

In this role, Elisabetta reports to the SVP Port Development and Shore Side Activities, supporting the establishment and development of strategic partnerships with the global cruise port community. 

Elisabetta joined the cruise industry in 2007, having first worked in the cargo shipping business, where she reached the level of Director, Operations. Ever since, she has worked for Costa Crociere and then for Silversea Cruises, where she was appointed Vice President, Port & Destinations Operations.

In January 2017 Elisabetta was appointed Chairman of CLIA Europe’s Port & Destination Subcommittee. In this position, she overlooks and supports CLIA’s work in terms of ports and destinations. 

Elisabetta has a University degree in Shipping & Maritime Economics and a Master in Cargo Marine Surveying (London).