Rodrigo Rodriquez

Managing Director

Rodrigo Rodriquez, 1937, is married to Adele Cassina and they have fours sons.

He graduated in Law at the University of Rome. He served as general manager of Cassina Spa from 1973 to 1981, and later as vice president and chief executive officer, from 1982 to 1991.

He is currently sole administrator of Material Connexion Italia and president of Forza Projects Ltd of London, a company operating in the design furniture contracting business. He is a member of various boards of directors for design firms and institutions (Antares Illuminacion of Flos Group, Triennale Design Museum, Design Museum Foundation, Adi Foundation of the Compasso d’oro Award), and a member of the jury for the quality mark ‘Design for All’.

Furthermore, he holds various institutional posts in business associations: he is a Member of the Board of Trustees of the National Confindustria and is Vice President of A.I.P. (Italian Association of Industrial Policies).

Formerly president of Federlegno-Arredo from 1998 to 2002 and President of the Union Européenne de l'Ameublement from 1986 to 1991.

Today he is the Managing Director of Schola Italica, the company that promotes the educational sector of the  Italics Project.

Managing Director

6 October 2017 Piero Bassetti

Schola Italica President

10 October 2017 Veronica Trevisan

Italics Project Representative, Globus et Locus

10 October 2017 Francesco Zurlo

Vice President School of Design Politecnico di Milano

10 October 2017 Rodrigo Rodriquez

Managing Director

10 October 2017 Silvana Annicchiarico

Curator for the Triennale Design Museum

10 October 2017 Davide Cadeddu

Associate Professor of History of Political Theories at the University of Milan

10 October 2017 Giulio Ceppi

Architect and designer, Professor at Politecnico di Milano

10 October 2017 Fabio Corno

Associate Professor of Business Economics at the University of Milan - Bicocca, Certified Public Accountant and Official Auditor

10 October 2017 Niccolò d'Aquino

Journalist and author of "La Rete Italica. Idee per un Commonwealth" (edition 2017)

10 October 2017 Fabio Finotti

"Mariano di Vito" Professor at the University of Pennsylvania and President of AISLLI

10 October 2017 Riccardo Giumelli

Researcher and professor of Sociology of Cultural Processes at the University of Verona

10 October 2017 Giovanni Lanzone

Journalist and essayist, Italia Patria della Bellezza Foundation

10 October 2017 Vincenzo Orioles

Associate Professor of Glottology and Linguistics at the University of Udine

19 October 2017 Maddalena Tirabassi

Director of Centro Altreitalie