Marco Riva is a respected Italian professional team manager with over 30 years’ experience in the motorcycle industry. He is currently General Manager for Yamaha Motor Racing (YMR), the company of Yamaha Motor Co Ltd in charge of Moto GP.
His main role inside the company is the management of the operations, engine assembly, administrative services as well as a team and corporate assets.
Marco also is the leader of the YMR Environment, Health and security (EHS) programme and his passion and devotion for the sport and motorcycle world have prompted him to realise the importance of sustainable events.
With YMR, Marco has worked towards the achievement of various different environmental management certifications including ISO 14001, BS-OSHAS.
In 2013 Marco was the promoter of the first KiSS in Mugello. The programme has since been developed and expanded by FIM and is now is one of the FIM’s most successful environmental programmes.
In 2014, YMR won the FIM Environmental Award.