CEO and Founder
Giulio Cesareo is one of the founders of Directa Plus. He previously worked in the carbon and graphite field for Union Carbide, UCAR and Graftech, where he was President and CEO of the Italian company and VP and General Manager of the Advanced Carbon and Graphite business unit. He is a member of the Advisory Board of the National Graphene Association.
Razvan Popescu brings to Directa Plus experience and expertise as an international business developer and industry innovator. He worked for Bozzetto Group, where he was Business Unit Manager and President of the American Branch; he then was President and Managing Director of ISPH S.A.
Laura Giorgia Rizzi, PhD
Dr. Laura Giorgia Rizzi obtained a Master of Physics Engineering degree in 2009 and a PhD in Physics in 2012 from Politecnico di Milano, the latter funded by Directa Plus. She currently follows activities related to the G+® process, and product and applications development.
Chief Financial Officer
Giorgio is a professional with corporate finance and accounting experience. Before joining Directa Plus in May 2021, Giorgio was a Senior Manager at PwC, in their Deals practice. He supported national and international clients in M&A transactions, such as acquisitions, disposal, joint ventures, IPOs and business plans. He also has a previous experience at KPMG as an auditor.
Sales & Marketing Director
Before joining Directa Plus in September 2019, Alessandra worked for 11 years at Alcantara SPA where she managed all business units of the company from Fashion to Interior, from Automotive to Consumer Electronics. With a strong technical background and experience in textile, she took care of Product Development, Business Development and Project Management.