Rear Admiral of the ltalian Navy (ITN) retired, Giuseppe Angrisano was commissioned in 1957 and specialised in Hydrography in 1965. He commanded various ITN vessels including the oceanographic shipMagnaghi. He was Hydrographer of the Navy from 1987 to 1991. From 1992 to 2002, he was Director and then President of the International Hydrographic Bureau (IHB). From 2002 to 2005, he acted as Deputy Representative of Monaco at the IMD. He lives in Barcelona (Spain) and co-operates with the EL FAR Consortium for activities of Sail Training International.