Simone Tirelli is a management engineer (M.Sc) graduated from the Politecnico of Milan and specialized in operations. Passionate about challenges and new technologies, he makes innovation and continuous improvement his “credo”.
After starting his career in the automotive sector as a process engineer, where he took care of the re-engineering of “human intensive” production lines for a large Italian multinational company from a Lean Production perspective, Simone joined SirapGema, a leading Italian multinational company in Europe in the production of food packaging in EPS and PET. For 7 years he took key roles in the development of the company business in the technical and R&D area, from the installation of new production lines in Italy, Poland and UK to the birth of new coatings and cutting-edge technological solutions in food preservation and shelf life. He has 4 patents to his credit as an inventor.
Since 2021, following the Danish Faerch Group’s acquisition of part of SirapGema, Simone has been working as Group Project Manager in the group’s recycling division. He is currently participating in the European development of Tray Recycling in the Dutch plant of Cirrec, a company of the Faerch group, where he is responsible for processes development with particular focus in washing and sorting activities.
Founding member of the Italian Environment Foundation (FIA) where he holds the position of vice president, Simone also boasts experiences on the board of some local public private companies ranging from multi-utilities to the social welfare world.
In his free time, he loves basketball, traveling and exploring new places. He is engaged to Marta, with whom he shares his love for animals.