Life Cycle Engineering (LCE) is an independent consulting firm, providing professional solutions and tools for Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), eco-design, environmental communications and regulatory compliance to private companies and business associations.
LCE also participates in institutional projects with the European Commission, the United Nations Development/Environmental Programme and some national/regional agencies. In the last few years, LCE has been involved in several H2020, LIFE and service contract projects with the European Commission (EU PROJECTS).
LCE is an accredited member of the “POLIGHT Innovation Pole”, a consortium of innovative small medium enterprises geared towards developing sustainability and green technologies.
LCE is represented by Mr. Baldo in the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment and by Mrs Borla in the Technical Committee of the International EPD System.
Senior engineer and co-founder
Gian Luca BALDO has twenty years of international experience in LCA and sustainability. He is the coordinator of most of the projects commissioned to LCE, and is also a member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, the International EPD System Executive Board, and the Environmental Advisory Boards of several multinational companies.
He is the author and co-author of 4 books on LCA and numerous scientific publications.
Gian Luca has an MSc in Resources and Mining Engineering and a PhD in Life Cycle Assessment, accompanied by postdoctoral research.
LCE ordinary member, project manager
Fabrizio BOERI joined LCE in 2001. He has extensive experience in LCA, as well as environmental, quality, health and safety systems, and is responsible for the development of ISO management systems (such as ISO 9000, 14000, etc.) in several companies and public organisations.
He is a qualified auditor for the ISO 14001 Standard and the European Regulation 333 2011.
Fabrizio has an MSc in Environmental Engineering.
Paola BORLA is an experienced LCA analyst/EPD developer who has been with LCE since 2010. She is involved in several EU/international projects such as LIFE+ CORINE (www.corinecodesign.eu), EUfir (www.nofir.no), EGGA (www.egga.com) and ZOETIS (www.zoetis.com).
Paola has an MSc in Chemistry.
Graphic Designer and communication expert
Massimo DE NICOLO’ is a graphic designer specialised in multimedia graphics. He joined LCE after several years of relevant experience in a communications agency, where he developed strong skills in visual design and multimedia graphics.
He currently leads the LCE communications team.
Alessia DI STASI has been a graphic and web designer at LCE since 2015. She worked for several years in an advertising agency, developing valuable skills in editorial work and multimedia graphics.
LCE partner, project manager and LCA expert
Assunta FILARETO joined LCE in 2007. She is an experienced consultant involved in most of the projects commissioned to LCE. She has extensive experience in the development of tools for LCA and she is in charge of maintaining the internal auditing procedures for LCI data.
Assunta has an MSc in Environmental Engineering.
Co-founder and R&D manager
Massimo MARINO is one of the founders and ordinary partners of LCE where he coordinates several national and international projects, mainly in the agri-food sector. He has performed the role of Chairman of the Technical Committee of the International EPD® System for several years (www.environdec.com).
He is the co-author of 4 books on LCA and numerous scientific publications. He has recently written a book on food sustainability (www.ilciboperfetto.it).
Massimo has an MSc in Environmental Engineering and a PhD in Life Cycle Assessment.
Elisabetta REDAVIDis involved in several LCA/EPD projects as a junior consultant.
Elisabetta has an MSc in Environmental Management and Analysis.
LCE ordinary member, project manager
Stefano ROSSI joined LCE in 2000. He is one of the most skilled and experienced project managers in LCE and has extensive experience in the development and maintenance of electronic databases for LCA studies. He is the manager of LCE’s Venice office.
Stefano has an MSc in mechanical engineering.
Antonio SODANO is doing an internship in LCE working on several LCA projects, with particular regard to industrial applications such as steel and plastics domains.
Antonio has an MSc in materials engineering.
EMS Manager, industrial chemist
Alessandra SORACI joined LCE in 2011 after of several years of experience in the packaging sector. She is involved in many Environmental Management Systems and LCA projects. She is responsible for the LCE ISO 9001 quality system.
Alessandra has an MSc in Industrial Chemistry.
Dario TOSO is in charge of supporting eco-design activities. With extensive experience in biopolymers for packaging and non-packaging applications, he is responsible for several LCA for Eco-design projects (e.g. the GIRO SILO helmet – www.giro.com).
Dario has an MSc in Industrial Eco-Design and a PhD in Production Systems & Industrial Design.
Eleonora VANNUZZI joined LCE in 2015. She is involved as a junior consultant in several projects on environmental communications, green marketing strategies and life cycle costing.
Eleonora has an MSc in Environmental Economics.
Organization and human resources
Paola ZERBINATI has been the administrative assistant for LCE since late 2015.
Paola has an MSc in Political Science.
OUR QUALITY &
ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
Quality is the key ingredient that LCE employs in its organisational strategy to maximise company efficiency and guarantee service quality.
LCE is committed to the ongoing promotion of quality throughout its company structure by implementing a management system pursuant to UNI EN ISO 9001:2008, aimed at:
- defining and formalising all phases of a project’s “lifecycle”, accounting for proposals, outcome elaboration and follow-up management focused on customer satisfaction;
- adopting continuous training of the human resources employed;
- defining specific quality standards for a periodic review of the system;
- adopting a sustainable approach in all our operations in order to be consistent with the services offered to our Clients.
The LCE headquarters are located in Turin’s Environmental Park, a purpose-built Science and Technology for the Environment hub created by the City of Turin, Italy. It operates in accordance with environmental management system ISO 14001:2004.