The President Piero Pii
Through gaining experience in various economic periods, our team are able to identify the best opportunities whether we are in good times or bad times. Good times provide growth in our portfolio and bad times, despite the potential negative effects, can provide opportunities.
The Director Irene Burroni
Graduated in Far Eastern Languages at Cà Foscari University of Venice, she has been working in CSM since 2001 as an international expert and has been Director of the centre since January 2011. She has expertise in the design and implementation of projects on foreign markets to support internationalization, in the development of innovation and technological transfer processes of Tuscan companies in the furniture / wood sector. She is project manager of European Projects carried out in partnership with European Design and Interiors clusters to support the definition of tools and policies for innovation, internationalization and training areas.
Graduated in Law from the University of Siena; since 2001 she has been working in CSM as Head of training activities. She has gained extended experience in the complete management of the entire life cycle of the training offer. QMS Manager. Qualification Expert Evaluator of Learning. She also manages the reporting of projects funded under ESF programmes.
Laura also deals with the management of Innovation, R&D projects and relationships with companies.
PhD in Architecture and Design at the University of Florence, since 2000 in CSM, she has been involved in coordinating activities for innovation, internationalization and promotion projects. She is responsible for the R&D area and for all activities related to technological transfer by mediating the relationships between research organizations and SMEs in the manufacturing sectors.
Graduated in Business Management and Control at the Faculty of Economics of Siena. In CSM since 2018 she manages supporting activities for the start-up, management and reporting of R&D, innovation and internationalization projects on regional, national and European calls.
Accountant, in CSM since 2005 she is the administrative manager of the centre and takes care of the four-year management and reporting of ESF budgets and public funds (ordinary administration tasks, invoicing, customer / supplier contacts; reporting tasks for ESF projects, management and updating of the regional database for the periodical financial monitoring of training courses).
Architect and PhD. He is president of the Degree Course in Industrial Design of the University of Florence and scientific coordinator of the Design Laboratory for sustainability. He is scientific manager of research projects at European, national and regional level, curator of exhibitions in Italy and abroad, author of books and scientific articles. He is coordinator of the Regional Technological District of ID – Interiors and Design and consultant of the Experimental Center for Furniture and Furnishings.