Governance

Activities for the fulfillment of the INSME Association’s goals are carried out through the following governing bodies:

  • the General Assembly, comprised of all Members of the INSME Association
  • the Board, the formally elected body consisting of representatives of the INSME full Members
  • the Secretary General, managing the Secretariat, the operating body responsible for the management of the Association and for the execution and application of guidelines from the INSME Board
  • the Auditor, responsible for the auditing of the financial statement and the budget of the INSME Association.

The INSME Board (mandate mid-2017/mid-2019) is composed of the following members:

President
The President is also the legal representative of the Association.
   
 

Mr. Sergio Arzeni
Former Director
OECD Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs and Local Development

 
  Vice Presidents  
Mr. Andrea Di Anselmo
Vice-President & Founding Member
META Group
Italy
Mrs. Mouza Al Nasri
Executive Director
Khalifa Fund For Enterprise Development
United Arab Emirates
Dr. Raimund Broechler
Senior Delivery Manager
Intrasoft International Luxembourg
Granduchy of Luxembourg
   
Board Members
   
Canada Colombia  France
Ms. Nava Swersky Sofer
President and Founding Board Member
International Commercialization Alliance (ICA)
Ms. María Lucía Castrillón Simmonds
Manager
PROPAIS – Corporation for Small-Sized Business Development
Mme. Marie-Florence Estimé
Former Deputy Director
OECD Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs & Local Development (CFE)

Italy

Italy

Italy
Mr. Massimo Deandreis
General Manager
SRM – Economic Research Centre related to Intesa Sanpaolo Group
Mr. Elio De Tullio
Managing Partner & IPR Attorney
De Tullio & Partners
Ms. Simona Marzetti
INSME Board Advisor 

Mexico

Qatar

Romania
Mr. Iván Ornelas Díaz
Director of International Programs
INADEM – Mexican Institute of the Entrepreneur 
Mr. Ibrahim Abdulaziz Al Mannai
Marketing and Communication Manager
Qatar Development Bank
Mr. Florin-Ioan Rosu
Head of Unit
Ministry for Business Environment, Trade and Entrepreneurship
 
United Kingdom

United States of America
 
   
  Prof. Jay Mitra
Adviser to the Board
Forum for Sustainable New Venture
Mr. Hamsa Thota
President
Innovation Business Development (IBD), INC.
 
   
Secretary General
   
       
    Mr. Giovanni Zazzerini
Secretary General
INSME – The International Network for SMEs
   
   
Auditor
   
       
    Mr. Giovanni Pizzolla
Chartered Accountant
Pizzolla, Salini & Associati