President of the Fondazione Politecnico di Milano
Cristina Tajani, Comune di Milano
Vico Valassi, President UniverLecco
Ferruccio Resta, Rector Politecnico di Milano - Patrizia Barbieri, Mayor of Piacenza - Gianluca Galimberti, mayor of Cremona - Gian Maria Gros-Pietro, Chairman of the Management Board of Intesa Sanpaolo - Luca Levrini, President Fondazione Alessandro Volta (UniverComo) - Emma Marcegaglia, President ENI - Cinzia Parizzi, President Associazione Eugenio e Germana Parizzi - Claudio Picech, President and Chief Executive Officer Siemens - Carlo Sangalli, President CCIAA Milano Monza Brianza Lodi - Anna Scavuzzo, Deputy Mayor Comune di Milano - Marco Tronchetti Provera, Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Pirelli & C. - Giovanni Valotti, President a2a - Davide Viola, President province of Cremona.
The Founder Members' Assembly is made up of one representative appointed by each Founder Member. The Chairman of the Committee of Institutional Participants attends meetings of the Assembly. Some of the duties of the Founder Members' Assembly are: express recommendations to the Board of Directors on the general lines of the activities of the Fondazione and on its objectives and programmes, express opinions on the draft and final financial statements, and appoint four members of the Board of Directors.
Mario Calderini, Federico Cheli, Gabriele Angelo Dubini, Maria Luisa Galbiati, Monica Papini, Claudio Picech, Lucio Pinto, Emilio Pizzi, Giuseppe Tannoia, Elena Vasco.
The Fondazione Politecnico di Milano is run by a Board of Directors made up of eleven members, of which six are appointed by the Politecnico (including the President), four are appointed by the other Founder Members and one is appointed by the Italian Minister for Education, University and Research. At meetings of the Board of Directors, the Chancellor of the Politecnico di Milano and the Chairman of the Founder Members' Assembly attend ex officio, without voting rights. The Board is responsible for the ordinary and extraordinary administration of the Fondazione.
Setting out the guidelines for the Fondazione's activity and its objectives and programmes, appointing the General Manager, administering the institution's assets and approving the draft and final financial statementsare some of the most important duties performed by the Board of Directors.
The Board of Statutory Auditors of Accounts is the Fondazione's internal audit body and it performs the duties specified by the Italian Civil Code for the board of auditors. It is made up of three acting auditors and two alternate auditors, including the Chairman.
Giovanni Arvedi; Luisa Bocchietto; Adriano De Maio; Giorgio Diana; Mariella Enoc; Mauro Fenzi; Pasquale Forte; Ernesto Gismondi; Rosa Grimaldi; Alberto Meda; Mauro Moretti; Barbara Morgante; Paola Mungo; Enrico Pisino; Gianfelice Rocca; Giuseppe Tannoia; Pietro Guindani (Chairman of the Committee of Institutional Participants), Alessandro De Iasio (Chairman of the Students Council).
The Scientific Committee is the consultative body of the Fondazione, and is made up of a variable number of members - from a minimum of 10 to a maximum of 20 - including the President of the Fondazione and the Chairman of the Committee of Institutional Participants. The Scientific Committee's duties include consultation and cooperation with the Board of Directors in defining the annual general programme of the Fondazione's activities.
General Manager of the Fondazione Politecnico di Milano
Born in Piacenza in 1970, he graduated in Electronic Engineering from Politecnico di Milano, where he focused on industrial automation systems. He later gained a Master's degree in Business Administration from the Company Management School of Bocconi University in Milan.
Upon acquiring his undergraduate degree, he worked for four years in the industrial electromechanical field as head of the technical office of a medium-sized manufacturing firm.
Since 2001, he has been involved in innovation, technology transfer and new entrepreneurship projects in high-tech sectors through the Milan Polytechnic Business Accelerator; first at Politecnico Innovazione and then at the Fondazione Politecnico di Milano.
For almost 20 years he has been involved in the project management of the R&D and development of new products, new processes and new businesses in the areas of energy, energy efficiency technologies and technological innovation of the industrial processes in general. He is particularly interested in structured financing measures in Scientific and Industrial Research.
He is a member of the Board of Directors of Fondazione CIFE - the International Centre of Energy Photonics -, Polihub Servizi S.r.l., and of two spin-off companies of Politecnico di Milano, Steriline Robotics and Enersem.
He is a member of the Joint Research Centre on Transportation; member of the Scientific Committee of Centro di Competenza per l'Innovazione Sistematica; member of the Management Committee in several framework agreements of Politecnico di Milano (Pirelli, Siemens, Roldresearch); and member of the Council of Experts on Public Finances at the Chamber of Deputies.
He is General Manager of the Fondazione Politecnico di Milano since 2011.