Paolo Corronca is an enthusiastic mechanical engineer with over ten years’ experience in managing EPC and EPCM projects (valued up to US$20 million) across the globe, particularly in the Oil & Gas industry. Paolo’s core fields of expertise include the complete control of new projects and unit revamping; maintenance turnaround, scheduling and execution; commissioning and coordinating equipment; execution of start-up activities; mechanical systems design; equipment safety and reliability analysis; and leading teams of up to 25 members.
Since joining Weld Australia (formerly known as the WTIA) in 2014, Paolo has liaised with multi-sectorial key clients, supervised welding activities, and successfully undertook a range of stakeholder engagement activities. As such, Paolo is well versed in all the issues that Australia’s welding industry is currently facing.
Before joining Weld Australia, Paolo was a Mechanical Engineer at Remosa SpA in Italy. Remosa SpA is the world leader in the manufacture of special valves and actuating systems for the Oil and Gas market. In this role, Paolo managed over 100 international tenders and projects, from the bidding stage up to commissioning.
He also supervised over 40 turnarounds and shut-downs, involving valve and hydraulic units maintenance. Prior to this, Paolo was at Sinope Srl, an engineering firm with more than 30 years’ experience in mineral extraction and material handling.
Paolo holds a Masters (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering and a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering, both from the University of Cagliari in Italy.