Resume

Work Experience

2019 - Current
Clariant | Pratteln, CH

Digital Enablement Project Manager

Program manager for the corporate Digital Enablement Upskilling program. In the specific, the program focuses on the organization upskilling in data driven technologies, alongside with the adoption of modern project management working practises like Agile and SCRUM.

Design of learning solutions in technology ecosystems. Definition of the lifecycle of learning projects from assessment to planning and implementation. Specific focus on the definition of digital learning journeys with innovative technology solutions.

Creation of global learning development systems and frameworks that support and accelerate the adoption of advanced analytics and data science tools and methodologies in the corporate environment.

2015 - 2018
General Electric Switzerland | Baden, CH

Lead Development Engineer Gas Turbine Upgrades

Work Package Owner for Gas Turbines Upgrades Development. New technology implementation in retrofits for turbomachinery fleet. Gas turbine upgrades development with focus on components life enhancement and validation.

Coordinator of engine parts design activity within the context of the newly established General Electric Cross Fleet Solution Business (service upgrade program for competitors’ Original Equipment Manufacturer).

2012 - 2015
Alstom Power Switzerland | Baden, CH

Power Systems Development Engineer

Project management of execution, inspection and testing of gas turbine retrofits.

Reliability and productivity enhancement of the engine parts design process employing leading edge Computational Fluid Dynamic numerical methods.

2005 - 2012
Rolls Royce Plc | Derby, UK

Combustor Technologist – Combustion Numerical Methods Team

Project management of Research and Technology programs in collaboration with Rolls Royce University Technology Centres (UTC) and company partners.

Coordinator for the Lean Burn Fuel Coking research activity between the Rolls Royce laboratories and University partners.

Rig Test Lead for thermo acoustic investigation and altitude relight rig tests within the context of low emission combustion systems.

Computational Fluid Dynamic (CFD) engineer responsible for the design of new generation of fuel injectors and combustors for lean burn civil aerospace systems. Design of innovative burners and environmentally friendly technologies for aerospace industry by experimental investigation and numerical simulation.

2003 -2004
Centro Sviluppo Materiali | Bergamo, IT

Computational Fluid Dynamic Combustion Engineer

Design of burners and decarburization systems in the framework of steel production furnaces for metallurgical industry.

2002 - 2003
Politecnico di Milano | Milan, IT

Assistant Lecturer

Supporting consultancy projects between university and industrial customers.

Education

2017 - 2019
University of St. Gallen | Sankt Gallen, CH

Master in Business Administration

Final dissertation in collaboration with Clariant AG on the subject “Establishing a strategy to upskill employees in advanced data analytics to create a competitive advantage by leveraging data science in the Chemical industry operations and processes”.

2004 - 2005
Cranfield University | Cranfield, UK

MSc in Thermal Power - Gas Turbine Technology

Degree project in collaboration with Siemens UK Gas Turbine Research and Development Centre within the PRECCINSTA (PREdiction and Control of Combustion INStabilities in Tubolar and Annular gas turbine combustion systems) European Union Research Program framework.

1995 - 2002
Politecnico di Milano | Milan, IT

B.A. (Hons) & MSc Mechanical Engineering

Final thesis project researched in collaboration with Centro Sviluppo Materiali S.p.a. Italy on the development and validation of numerical models for FLOX® flameless combustion applied to burners and decarburization systems in the context of steel production furnaces for metallurgical industry.

1990 - 1994
Ginnasio Liceo Cesare Beccaria | Milan, IT

Grammar School - Liceo Classico

School with marked humanistic imprint, focused on the study of philosophical, historical and literary subjects. Major study subjects are Latin and ancient Greek.

Competences

Technology Development and Acquisition

Scientific Research Coordination

Project Management

Computational Fluid Dynamic (CFD)

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Business Digitalisation

Soft Skills

Conflict Management

Resilience

Languages

English

Italian

German