Emanuele (Manu) Ravano is a partner of IFCHOR and presently acting as the company's CEO and as an active Capesize shipbroker. Following a career in ski racing, he studied International Relations and Monetary Ecomomics at University of Geneva, thereafter he trained with a day-to-day grain derivatives trader in Geneva. Since 2002 he’s been fully dedicated to ship broking at IFCHOR and became a Director of the Capesize desk in 2006. In 2011 he took over a general management role and focused in growing IFCHOR market share, expand its global footprint and broaden its services. IFCHOR presently employs 145 professionals across 9 offices worldwide active in dry bulk & tankers chartering, Sale & Purchase and Marine capital and supporting activities. Manu has gone through the boom and bust of the dry bulk super cycle, and been exposed to various strategic shipping projects through his managing role.