Dominique FACHEDominique FACHE
Fondation Sophia Antipolis

Dominique Fache (22.03.1949) is Enel’s General Director for Russia and CIS from September 2007 and Chairman of the Board of Directors of JSC “Enel OGK-5” – one of the largest power generators in Russia. Born in France, graduated from the Sorbonne University as an Engineer, he has been working in Russia for more than 15 years  (more)


Marcello Guaiana
Senior Expert in International Technology TransferProgrammes – CEBBIS Project Coordinator for AREA Science Park

Marcello Guaiana is currently working for the „Consorzio per l’AREA di ricerca scientifica e tecnologica di Trieste“ as Senior Expert in International Technology Transfer Programmes. He has gained a multi-years experience in designing and managing international clustering and networking projects acting as Project and Technical Manager as well. (more)


Krzysztof Gulda
Vice-chair of the European Research Area Committee (ERAC), Former Director Department of Strategy, Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Poland

Graduated from Physics Faculty and Postgraduate Study on Intellectual Property at Warsaw University. Since 2003 Director in the Ministry of Economy responsible for strategy and programming for innovation, entrepreneurship, sustainable development and horizontal industrial Policy. (more)


David Koppitz

David Koppitz
Managing Director, MEPCO ltd.

David Koppitz joined the International Advisory Centre for Municipalities MEPCO in 2008. Besides performing managerial responsibilities in the small consulting enterprise, he oversees methods of quality management including strategic planning, integrated approaches, strategic and project management.  (more)


Iztok Lesjak_1Iztok Lesjak
CEO at Technology Park Ljubljana

M. Sc. is an international expert in innovative SME creation, incubation and regional policy development. He obtained a M. Sc. degree in economics while his B.Sc. degree is in computer science, both from the University of Ljubljana. From 1989 to 1992 he has been involved in marketing research results and capabilities in the Italian market as representative for the Jozef Stefan Institute and the National Institute of Chemistry. (more)


Marija RajakovicMarija Rajaković
Head of Sector for Competitiveness, Ministry of Economy, Croatia 

Graduated from Economic Faculty and Postgraduate Study on FDI at Zagreb University. Since 2011 Deputy Head of IPA, Operational Program Regional Competitiveness,  responsible for strategy and programming for innovation, competitiveness cluster, smart specialization and horizontal industrial Policy.


Paolo RossoPaolo Rosso
Expert on regional development and innovation, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OCSE) expert for the LEED Program. 

Free lance consultant and professional engineer active since 1990. He is active both in international cooperation projects and in local-regional development projects and programmes in Italy. Among his main clients he worked and currently works for Inter-American Development Bank, based in Washington D.C. (more)

Picture for Warwick University Science Park.Pictured, David Rowe who has recently been presented with the Queens Award.words Lee Corden 02476 633636.Picture by Dave Warren.www.pictureteam.co.uk01827 715002.David Rowe
Founder Warwick Enterprise Ltd., Former CEO University of Warwick Science Park

David Rowe was the founding Director of the University of Warwick Science Park, which he joined at its inception in 1982. Under his direction the Park developed to become one of the leading initiatives of its type in Europe involving the participation of the University of Warwick and two Local Authorities. (more)

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Luis Sanz
IASP Director General

Luis Sanz (Spain, 1952) is Director General of the International Association of Science Parks since 1996, and member of its Executive Board. A trained sociologist, he is an expert consultant and senior adviser to different Science Parks worldwide and chief co-ordinator of over 20 international conferences on Science and Technology Parks, regional development and innovation policies. (more)


Stephen Taylor
Director of Technology Transfer Department, AREA Science Park

Stephen Taylor has over twenty years’ experience as a Director or Senior Consultant, helping major firms and government agencies in Europe and North America to access the latest knowledge and expertise for analysis and planning for new business, market research, new product development, and technology commercialization (more)