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Giuseppe  Saieva

Giuseppe Saieva

Head of Cadet Education

Warsash Maritime School

023 8201 3662 ext. 3662 Room no. RM306A


Giuseppe spent most of his childhood living in Nigeria and he has since travelled extensively around the world. He joined P&O Cruises in Southampton and was responsible for all the pre and post cruise tours, plus the ship turnaround operations. He then worked for Menzies Aviation who are a large global ground handler.

Giuseppe was regional general manager for Africa with the commercial and operational responsibilities for six airports in West Africa. He was then seconded to work on a management project team to manage a start-up operation at Gatwick airport for Easyjet.

In 2007, he was appointed as an operations project manager at DP World Southampton, working on a range of projects to improve terminal efficiency. After being made redundant as a consequence of the economic downturn he joined Solent University as a part-time lecturer in the business school before finally joining the maritime team. 

Further information

  1. Industry experience

    Giuseppe has industry experience ranging from working as an operations executive for P&0 Cruises to a Reservation consultant at Getaway Vacations. For more of his industry experience, follow the link below...
    • Change management consultant, DP World Southampton, May – Sept 2009.
    • General projects manager, DP World Southampton, Aug 2007 – May 2009.
    • Project start-up manager – Gatwick Airport, Menzies Aviation Plc, Feb – July 2007.
    • Regional general manager – Africa, Menzies Aviation Plc, April 2006 - Feb 2007
    • Operations executive, P&O Cruises, Sept 1999-April 2006.
    • UK operations manager, Sunbeam Tours, 1998-1999.   
    • Product manager, American Connections, 1996-1998.
    • Reservation consultant, Getaway Vacations, 1994-1995.
  2. Teaching experience

    Giuseppe has teaching experience at Solent University. For more information, follow the link below...
    • August 2014 to date: Solent University, course leader – shipping & maritime business.
    • December 2013 to July 2014: Southampton Solent University, senior lecturer – shipping & maritime business.
    • September 2012 to December 2013: Southampton Solent University, lecturer - maritime operations.  
    • October 2010 to September 2012: Southampton Solent University, associate lecturer - FBSE. 
  3. Research interests

    Giuseppe's research interests include strategic management, supply chain management, operations management, logistics and transportation, port operations, human resource management within the maritime industry and marketing.
  4. Awards

    Giuseppe's awards include a BA (Hons) Tourism Studies from Bournemouth University and a Certificate in Incident Cause Analysis Method from DP World Southampton. For more information, follow the link below...
    • 2015 - Chartered Member, The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.
    • 2013 - PGCLT(HE), Southampton Solent University.
    • 2013 - Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
    • 2012 - Prince2 Foundation, APMG - International.
    • 2008 - First place in Global Safety Excellence Team Award, DP World Southampton.
    • 2007 - Certificate of training – risk assessment, Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents.
    • 2007 - Certificate in Incident Cause Analysis Method, DP World Southampton.
    • 2004 - MBA, Kingston University.
    • 1996 - BA (Hons) Tourism Studies, Bournemouth University.