Fincon is an international engineering company based in Milan, Italy. The company takes its power from the wide experience of its founders in the field of civil and structural engineering research, development and design. Our young and dynamic staff who has proper qualifications and experience in engineering have been trained and led by our civil engineering experts. Thanks to their excellent academic background, Fincon’s engineers can develop highly efficient solutions to complex enginering problems. Our structural engineering experts are pushing forward international engineering and design practice, being actively involved in the preparation and revisions of design standarts (such as Eurocodes, Turkish and Italian Seismic codes).
Prof. CARLO A. CASTIGLIONI
PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering. Full Professor of Structural Design at Politecnico di Milano.
Author or co-author of more than 190 technical papers on topics such as stability of structural members, fatigue and fracture, seismic behaviour of structures, structural damage and strength deterioration.
Active since 1983 as designer and consultant in the field of structural engineering. Member of the structural engineering Commission of UNI (Italian Standard Organization). Coordinator of the W.G. 4 (steel and composite steelconcrete structures) of the drafting panel of the Italian Building Code (NTC). Vice President of the Interuniversity Consortium SAFER (Safety, Reliability, Risk Assessment).
Associate Professor at the Department of Architecture, Built Environment and Construction Engineering of Politecnico di Milano and Associate Professor at the Department of Architecture, Land and Environmental Sciences of Neapolis University of Pafos. She also established the Master of Landscape Architecture at Neapolis University as Director of the Master and as Head of the Department.
From 1997 to 2000 Julia was Head of the Environmental Department of EGNATIA ODOS S.A. Design/Construction Company which developed Egnatia Odos, the transnational Road from Adriatic Sea throughout Greece up to the boarders with Turkey.
Julia has served for 15 years as Executive Professional in Forestry Engineer and Landscape Architect at the Ministry of Environment, Urban Planning and Energy – Climate Change of Greece.
During the years 2000-2004 she offered her expertise as General Project Manager and Head of Environmental Department for the Athens 2004 Olympic Games. She designed and supervised the construction of significant landscape projects (urban and periurban parks, greenways, venues) of ATHENS 2004 Olympic Games.
Julia – Nerantzia Tzortzi / Georgi is Vice President of the Greek Association of Landscape Architects-PHALA, Board Member of Le:Notre Institute, Member of Landscape Institute (UK), member of IFLA, where she is active in the IFLA WGs: “UIA / IFLA Working Group Indigenous Ecosystem Corridors and Nodes” and “Cultural Landscapes”.
Civil engineer, specialist in geotechnical and foundation analysis and design, had been involved in a noticeable number of projects ranging from residential buildings to shore and submerged structures, buried special facilities such as underground plants and parking structures.
Former design manager in special foundations primary Company (ICOS Spa), then technical director in Studio Terrain, he wrote several engineering handbooks about geotechnical design and practice and leads e-learning courses for chartered engineers and geologists. He covers a major role in development of F.E.M. algorithms applied to soil mechanics stability problems (slope stability analysis).
He acts as consultant in forensic engineering, registered as safety coordinator as for Italian Legislative Decree 81/08, and fire professional in the Fire Board and Civil Defense Department, technical manager for project audits pursuant to ISO 17020 for the independent third party certification body DNV-GL (Det Norske Veritas - Germanisher Lloyd).
Building Engineer, firstly graduated from Pisa University and afterwards from Polythecnic of Milan with MSc Degree with the experimental thesis “Linear-Elastic Analysis of prestressed slabs”.
His professional career started in London at “Arrigoni Architects”, focusing on construction details and environmental aspects of the firm and dealing with “Canal & River Trust”.
As he came back to Italy, the career at FINCON began, getting involved in several projects carried out by FINCON as structural designer and works supervision assistant. He is experienced in new construction of steel and reinforced concrete structures and in structural strengthening projects with FRC and FRP materials.
His main responsabilities include finite elements models definition and development of detailed design projects.
He is qualified as health and safety manager in design and works execution phases in construction sites, in accordance with D.Lgs. 81/2008. He is BIM Autodesk Certified Professional for Revit Structures.