He graduated at Nautical Institute in Torre del Greco and he started his career at sea in 1981 with "Tirrenia di Navigazione " with the rank of Deck Cadet. After proceeded to work on cargo ships covering different positions and he was assigned to FINCANTIERI New Building Team as Ship Manager . He joined the Cruise Industry in 1997 covering the Captain position for many years. Recently Captain Miele covered temporarily for eight months the position of "Pilot" in Porto Nogaro. He joined the MSC after 24 years of experience in the cruise industry.