Board of Directors

The Board has the power to govern the company and it can delegate all or part of its powers. More specifically, the Board proposes strategic and operative policies, approves the annual work plan, the balance sheet and long-term working plans, it also makes decisions concerning general rules and regulations and it evaluates the results of the activities.

Board members hold office for a three-year term and can be reappointed.

Current Members are:

  • Paolo Zanella (Honorary President);
  • Luigi Filippini (President);
  • Annalisa Bonfiglio;
  • Fabrizio Frongia;
  • Elisabetta Mallus;
  • Giuseppe Serra (from 24.3.2015 in substitution of Sandra Ennas, resigned on 7.11.2014).

Auditors' Commitee

The Auditors' Committee is responsible for monitoring the compliance with laws and internal regulations as well as proper accounting.

The Auditors' Committee is composed of three permanent members and two temporary members. The members are chosen from professionals from the Auditors' Register, or from Civil Servants who are accounting experts.
The members of the Auditors' Committee hold office for a three-year term and can be reappointed.

Permanent members:

  • Enrico Gaia (President);
  • Mirella Congiu;
  • Antonio Serreli.

Temporary members:

  • Massimiliano Agus;
  • Enrico Rinaldi.


  • Auditors Associati Srl.

President's Office

The President chairs the Board of Directors, is the legal representative of the Centre and manages the relationships with the Board and the founding member.

The President is also the Scientific Director and is appointed by the Board that selects him from a list of highly qualified candidates. The President is responsible for the implementation of the Board’s resolutions and strategies and for the coordination and operation of scientific, administrative and support facilities, as well as for the implementation of the Centre's scientific programmes.


The President of CRS4 is Luigi Filippini

Research Management

[Giorgio Fotia pic]Giorgio Fotia
[Enrico Gobbetti pic]Enrico Gobbetti

Administrative Office

The Administrative Director, within the powers delegated by the Board of Directors and the President, is responsible for the administrative, organisational and financial management of CRS4.


The Centre’s administrative activities are carried out by the following offices:

Accounting & Finance

Budgeting & Reporting

Human resources


Research Support Office

Business Development

The Business Development Unit at CRS4 has the goal to develop networks for providing information and maintaining relationships with industry, other research organizations, government agencies and academia, and to optimize the impact of research outcomes on society, by means of knowledge transfer and communication activities.

Supervisor Giuditta Lecca

Knowledge Transfer