Giampaolo Giacomozzi has since 2012 held the position of Research &
Development manager at Varvel SpA in Bologna, Italy. A 1995 graduate in
mechanical engineering at the University of Bologna, for the first five years he worked in the packaging industry as a mechanical designer in the technical department at CAM SpA. He next (2001) worked as a Quality Assurance manager and head of the Prevention and Protection service for Bottazzi SpA, before moving on to Varvel SpA in 2002 where — until 2005 — he was Quality and Environment manager and head of the Prevention and Protection Service. In 2005 Giacomozzi was named assistant technical manager — and from 2007-2012 — technical manager.