Giovanni Sancristoforo Cattaneo was born in 1960. His passion for the sea led him to estabilish Santa Marina with his partner Adriano Bena in 2001 after a career in multinational trading companies and in real estate. He is a licensed Yacht and Ship Broker and he is fluent in Italian, English and French.
Adriano Bena was born in 1948 and grew up by the sea. He has been onboard yachts for over 45 years. He competed in offshore racing winning an italian endurance championship in 1987. Having been a test pilot for Otam, he has extensive experience in high performance boats that he sells with great passion.