Co-Founder and Managing Director
Filippo Trivella holds a Master in Chemical Engineering at the university of Pisa. He has been working in the process control and optimization for the process industry since 1993. From 1993 to 1998 he covered different roles in project execution and software development for an Italian control company that was acquired by Aspen Technology in 1998.
From 1998 until 2010 Filippo covered different roles in Aspen Technology, including leading more than 120 advanced process control projects for major companies in Europe and the Middle East. He also served as Business Development Manager for Europe and the Middle East where he participated in the closure of several multi million euros deals with major companies.
Since 2008 until 2010 he has been the Director of Professional Services for both the advanced process control and engineering divisions at AspenTech. In this role he was responsible for the Profit and Losses of the units and making sure that the Corporate Objectives were met.
Filippo is one of the founders of Alpha Process Control and is managing the Company. He still is significantly involved in business development and project execution activities.
Co-Founder and Senior Advisor
Alessandro Brambilla has been working in process control and optimization of process industry for more than 30 years.
Professor at the Chemical Engineering department at the University of Pisa, he taught Process Control and Chemical Reactor Engineering, where an average of 70 engineers per year are trained in the use of the most common industrial packages. He has covered multiple roles in his academic career including Head of the Chemical Engineering Department and Director of the Chemical Engineering Major.
In 1981 ha founded Contas Process Control srl, that became a leading Company in advanced process control in Italy, providing services to major companies like ENI. In 1998 Contas Process Control was acquired by Aspen Technology and until 2011 Alessandro was a senior advisor where he ensured that best practices were applied in the projects executed in Europe and the Middle East.
Alessandro is a founder of Alpha Process Control srl and gives advice and guidance on business development and project execution activities.
Co-Founder and Operation Manager
Michela graduated in Chemical Engineering in 1992 from the University of Pisa, Italy.
She was a contract researcher at the university in the area of process control and dynamic simulation. She joined Contas Process Control srl in 1995 where she worked mainly in the area of process simulation and inferential development.
Since 1998 when Contas was acquired by AspenTech she worked on more than 250 projects in Europe and the Middle East, developing steady state and dynamic simulations and inferential measurements on refining and petrochemical industry until 2010.
A founder of Alpha Process Control srl, she is now covering the role of Operations Manager, managing project financials and ensuring that the Company operating objectives are met. She is still involved in giving guidance to the teams in developing inferentials and process simulations.
Co-Founder and Technical Manager
Maurizio holds a PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pisa, Italy.
He started his professional career in plant operations with Huntsman Tioxide (now Sabic) where he had the role of process and control engineer.
In 2006 he joined AspenTech where he took part in several advanced process control projects in the refining and petrochemical areas. He soon demonstrated his strong technical background becoming a project leader in 2008. From 2008 to 2011 he led increasingly complex projects, including hydrocracking, crude units and full ethylene plants.
As founder of Alpha Process Control srl he covers the role of technical manager with the responsibility of the execution of the projects according to the high quality standards of the Company.
APC Team Leader
Francesca graduated in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pisa, Italy in 2010.
She started her professional career in Project Engineering for CTP Tecnologie Di Processo, where she worked in the team involved in designing pharmaceutical plants.
She joined Alpha Process Control in 2012 and she took part in several advanced process control projects in refining and petrochemical areas.
From 2017 she covers the role of APC Team Leader with the responsibility of coordinating and overseeing the APC team involved in every company projects.