Image  President

Alberto Petruzzella
Previously Head of Credit Suisse Region Ticino

Vice President

Image  Vice President

Beatrice Fasana
Vice President
Director of Sandro Vanini SA


Marina Carobbio Guscetti
State Councilor Canton Ticino and head of the Department of Education, Culture and Sport (DECS)


Gian-Luca Bona
Sustainability Referent of SUPSI Board
Former CEO of Empa


Giorgio Calderari
General Director and Chief Operation Officer of Helsinn Group


Monica Duca Widmer
Founder and Director of EcoRisana SA


Monica Ghielmetti
Chief Human Resources of Ente Ospedaliero Cantonale (EOC)


Daniele Intraina
Director of Organizzazione sociopsichiatrica cantonale (OSC)
Management and Governance Committee chairman


Mauro Mini
Management and Governance Committee vice chairman
President of the Scientific Committee of the SUPSI Tax Law Competence Centre
Former judge of the Court of Appeal of Canton Ticino


Chiara Orelli Vassere
Director of the Institute for Transition and Support at the Department of Education, Culture and Sport of the Canton Ticino
Gender and Diversity Referent of SUPSI Board


Cristina Zanini Barzaghi
Founder and CEO of Cristina Zanini Sagl Engineering Office

Board members representing the academic faculty

Image Board members representing the academic faculty

Iolanda Pensa
Senior researcher
Head of research for “Culture and Territory” and consultant for Open Science


Alessandro Puiatti
Senior lecturer-researcher
Head of the Digital Health area of Istitute of Digital Technologies for Personalized Healthcare (MeDiTech)

Following people are participating in the work of the board as members listeners

Delegates of affiliated schools

  • Johannes Flury, Fernfachhochschule Schweiz Brig
  • Franca Caspani Menghini, Thim Van der Laan (FTVL) Landquart
  • Giancarlo Dillena, Director of the Corriere del Ticino, representing the Conservatorio della Svizzera italiana and Accademia Teatro Dimitri

Other participants

  • Raffaella Castagnola Rossini, Director of cultural and university studies division (DECS)
  • Franco Gervasoni, SUPSI General Director
  • Pamela Valeggia, Head of General Direction Services