management

M. GABRIELLA COLUCCI

Founder, President and CEO

MARIDA BIMONTE

Project and IP Manager

ANNALISA TITO

Director of Molecular and Cellular Biology

VINCENZO FOGLIANO

Chief Scientific Officer

GIUSEPPE FERRANTE

Production Manager

GUALTIERO IOIMO

Chief Financial Officer

Gabriella Colucci

M. GABRIELLA COLUCCI

Founder, President and CEO

Bachelor and Master degree in Agronomy at the University of Naples “Federico II”, Italy, in 1990. She worked as Researcher in Italy, Nigeria, USA and Australia. She worked as Senior Research Scientist at Arena Pharmaceuticals, San Diego, California. In November 2003, she returned to Italy to build up Arterra Bioscience Srl. In 2018, she received the Marisa Belisario Award and the EU Prize for Women Innovators.

Marida Bimonte

MARIDA BIMONTE

Project and IP Manager

Bachelor and Master degree in Biology at the University of Naples “Federico II” in 2000. She got her PhD in Genetics from the University of Naples in 2005 and an executive master in Intellectual Property from LUISS Business School, Rome, Italy, in 2017. Before working in Arterra, she was a Research Scientist at Department of Biochemistry and Medical Biotechnology, University “Federico II”, and at Institute of Genetics and Biophysics, IGB, Naples. She published 21 scientific articles in international journals and she is inventor of 13 patents.

Marida Bimonte

Annalisa Tito

Director of Molecular and Cellular Biology

Master degree in Industrial Biotechnology at the University of Naples “Federico II” in 2003. She got a II level specializing Master in “Advanced Biotechnology for Molecular Diagnosis and Therapy” from Ceinge s.c. a r.l. in 2005 and PhD in “Insect Science and Biotechnology” from University of Basilicata in 2008. She has working at Arterra from 2008 as Research Scientist. She published 28 scientific articles in international journals and she is inventor of 10 patents.

Vincenzo Fogliano

VINCENZO FOGLIANO

Chief Scientific Officer

Degree in chemistry at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Italy, in 1990. He carried out research activities at the University of Naples “Federico II”, Italy, and is the Director of the Food Quality & Design Department of the University of Wageningen, the Netherlands, for 8 years now. Thanks to the relevance of his numerous scientific publications, he was constantly present, since 2013, in the ranking of the most influential scientists in the world in the agri-food sector issued by the Clarivate (www.clarivate.com). Prof. Fogliano was hired on a fixed-term and part-time basis, thus allowing him to continue his academic activity.

Giuseppe Ferrante

GIUSEPPE FERRANTE

Production Manager

Master Degree at the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Naples "Federico II", Italy, in 2011. He has been qualified as an engineer since 2012 and has managed production processes in national and multinational companies in Italy. Before joining Arterra, he was Technical Director at Clean Consult International SpA, Manufacturing Excellence Leader at Unilever Italia Manufacturing Srl, Process Engineer at Chemtex SpA (Mossi&Ghisolfi SpA Group) and Quality Assurance Engineer at SEDA International Packaging Group.

Gualtiero Iomo

GUALTIERO IOIMO

Chief Financial Officer

Degree in Economics and Commerce at the University of Naples "Federico II", Italy, in 1991. He carried out international tax planning activities in Rome, Italy. In 1995, he founded the consulting firm of Studio Ioimo and carries out tax, corporate and financial consultancy activities as a Senior Consultant. Before working in Arterra he was a lecturer for training and tutoring courses for the Moccia Group SpA, the Faculty of Engineering “Federico II” and for the Regions of Campania and Lazio and he has written various articles.