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Anna Giacobbe
Crew Training Manager at MSC Cruises


Anna started her career in Costa Cruises in 2009 as an HR Specialist. After three years she got promoted to Shipboard Business Partner. In 2013, she became shipboard HR Director to solidify her knowledge in practical HR management within the Cruise Industry. In 2016 Anna joined MSC Cruises in Genova (Italy) as a Crew Development Specialist and this was her last position before joining the MSC Cruises Headquarter in Geneva as Crew training manager. 

Anna obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in foreign languages and economics from University of Genoa (Italy) in 2007. She also holds a Master’s Degree in International Human Resources Management form Catholic University in Milan (Italy) in 2009. 

Agenda Sessions

  • Sustainable cruising – responsible crewing

  • What came first – the standards or the collaboration? Crucial elements of training standards (re)definition and implementation in the Cruise industry