ELITE NETWORKING AND INTEGRATION OF COMPETENCES

GIOYA Higher Education Institution founders strongly believe that, in an interconnected world, education plays the most critical role in ensuring that people feel part of a larger community and they can value and recognize the impact of their actions and businesses on others.

ELITE NETWORKING AND INTEGRATION OF COMPETENCES

GIOYA Higher Education Institution founders strongly believe that, in an interconnected world, education plays the most critical role in ensuring that people feel part of a larger community and they can value and recognize the impact of their actions and businesses on others.

MANAGEMENT Team

GIOYA studies, and applies, for its professional learners, the most flexible learning solutions using both online and in presence retreat formats, with the aim to provide a true enjoyable life experience. GIOYA activates quality connections among its professional learners, professors, and its growing network of international founders.

FraNcesco Cappe

President of the Board and CEO

CEO of GIOYA HEI; He is a former United Nations Officials , Head of Security policies, dialogue and innovation at UNICRI and then member of the UN task force of the General Assembly on Counter – Terrorism policies. He has also worked as Senior Strategic Advisor for different entities among which the Confederation of the Italian Industries (Confindustria) and the Robert F. Kennedy Foundation where he founded and chaired the Robert F. Kennedy Flagship On Mediterranean Challenges. He is member of several Boards and founder of the garagErasmus Foundation (the Official Erasmus professional network). He was adjunct professors of strategic forecasting and future studies at Scuola Superior Sant’Anna. Currently he is the chief representative of the Shanghai Arbitration Commission in Europe.

Maurits Van Rooijen

Chair of the Strategic Team and Board member

Chair of the GY HEI Strategic Team Plenary session, he is full Professor and Chairman of GISMA’s Board of Governors, Chief Academic Officer (CAO) of Global University Systems, and Rector of the University of Europe for Applied Sciences, Germany. In addition to these roles, he is the Board Chair for IBAT College Dublin, Ireland. He was awarded the Constance Meldrum prize for Vision and Leadership from the European Association for International Education (EAIE) and the Insignia d’Ouro of the Universidade Santiago de Compostela

Bing Han

Member of the Board of Directors

He is the Executive Director of the Business School in Netherlands Asia Program

Luigi P. Murciano

Member of the Board of Directors

Co-founder of the firm MV Legal , a cassation lawyer, and a doctoral researcher in tax procedural law, he has acquired significant expertise in the fields of tax and customs litigation; corporate business, and international tax planning, including innovative start-ups; corporate restructuring in times of crisis; and crowdfunding.

Pietro Angelini

Member of the Board of Directors

Pietro is the Director General of Navigo – a consortium of more then 200 companies of the yachting sector – CEO of the Yachting Tuscany district (world largest yachting district) and of TYT (True Yachting Training ltd) and Board member of Foundation ISYL  – Italian Super Yacht Lifestyle. He is currently the representative in the board of the students/professionals of Gioya.

Andra Pipernea

Head of Academic Development and Operations

She received her Bachelor Degree in Law at the University of Babes Bolyai Cluj Napoca, Romania in 2009. She has a Master Degree in International Diplomacy from the Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies of the University of Malta. For some years Andra worked in law firms and other sectors both in Romania and Italy before moving permanently to Malta. In 2015, Andra underwent an internship period with the Malta-based Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean where she was assigned work related to Political and Security Related Cooperation. Andra is a Romanian national with a cross-culture of international experience. She is a native speaker of Romanian language, fluent in English, Italian, Spanish and Hungarian.

Lucio Tonello

Scientific Oversight and Strategic Team member

He is Full Professor at GIOYA HEI where is also supporting the Strategic Team in internal quality matters. He is a researcher at the Center for Nonlinear Science at the University of North Texas (Denton, Texas, US). His main topics are related to Neuroscience in a trans-disciplinary perspective and he is author of more than 150 scientific publications.  He is a fellow of the Research and Development Department of the Italian Motorsport Authority Federal School.

Cristina Bertacca

Student Service Support

She received a PhD in History of Visual and Performing Arts at the University of Pisa. She attended  courses in audience development, communication, crowdfunding, social and community fundraising at Fitzcarraldo Foundation of Torino. She collaborates with many cultural associations