The Department of Business Economics, Health and Social Care is led by the Department Director and by a Management Board whose members include those responsible for the main SUP mandates: first- and second-level university education, continuing education, applied research and service provision.
The task of the Management Board is to coordinate and supervise the activities of the various Departmental sectors, and to direct the strategies.


Image Director

Luca Crivelli
Director of Department of Business Economics, Health and Social Care

Members of Direction

Image Members of Direction

Carmine Garzia
Head of Research and services


Graziano Meli
Head of Bachelor's and Master's courses


Carmen Vaucher de la Croix
Head of Continuing education

Consultative Commission

For each department the SUPSI Executive appoints a Consultative Commission supporting relations with the professional and scientific world. 

The Consultative Commission of the Department of Business Economics, Health and Social Care:

  • Meinrado Robbiani - Director Organizzazione Cristiano Sociale Ticinese - OCST, (Ticino Social Christian Organisation) and Consultative Commission's President
  • Rocco Arcidiacono - Fiduciaria Mega
  • Elena Bernasconi - Director of Casa della giovane
  • Antonio Brina - CEO Casram
  • Yvonne Cavalli - Director of the Nursing Sector, Ente Ospedaliero Cantonale (EOC)
  • Carlo Marazza - Director of the Istituto delle assicurazioni sociali (National Insurance Institute)
  • Giorgio Merlani - Medico Cantonale (Ticino Medical Officer)
  • Marialuisa Parodi - Londinium Family Office, CIO Soave Management, Professional Business Woman
  • Stefano Rizzi - Division Head, Dipartimento delle finanze e dell'economia - DFE (Department of Finance and the Economy)
  • Graziano Ruggeri - Head physician, Hildebrand Clinic
  • Paolo Sanvido - Banque Morval SA Board Member