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SwissLimbs is a not-for-profit organization based in Switzerland. We accomplish initiatives in the public interest in Switzerland and abroad, in particular in the field of rehabilitation and ortho-prosthetic services, high-mobility artificial limbs for amputees and disabled people. We also support related projects in education, culture, medical science, research and development cooperation.

Our team is committed to the highest ethical standards, integrity and passion for life. We combine professional experiences in prosthetics, rehabilitation, engineering and research. We adopt and research innovative solutions that will drastically improve the lives of amputees.


SwissLimbs Team

Filippo Nishino
President

Filippo is a business professional with over 13 years of experience, deeply engaged in humanitarian missions and causes. He managed several industrial companies as CEO and President and was director of the Industrial Operations of Kering and Gucci. Formerly he worked as  private equity associate at RP3, an investment fund based in Milan and as corporate finance consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers. He is fluent in Italian, Portuguese, German and English.

Mr. Nishino holds a MBA from Politecnico di Milano, a MSc in Corporate Finance and a BSc in International Commerce with summa cum laude from Università degli Studi di Milano.

 


Daniele Kläy
Technical Director

Daniele is a certified master in orthotics and prosthetics with over 17 years of experience in rehabilitation and orthopaedics and a background in construction and repair specialist for automotive, nautical and aeronautical composite structures. His vast experience ranges from providing prosthetic and orthotic solutions and training of orthopaedic technicians in service. He is committed to SwissLimbs by providing technical expertise and solving the most challenging rehabilitation cases. He is fluent in Italian, Swiss-German, German, French and English.

Mr. Kläy holds a Master degree in Orthotics and Prosthetics from Bundesfachschule für Orthopädie-Technik, Dortmund – Germany and a federal diploma as Orthotist and Prosthetist, Switzerland, achieved with honours from Fondazione Luigi Brentani.

 


Roberto Agosta
Executive Director

Roberto was born in Lugano, Switzerland and trained in business administration. He worked for a swiss bank for 4 years then spent 12 years working with humanitarian projects in Africa and 8 years working in training for development in non-profit in Switzerland. He is fluent in Italian, Portuguese, German, French and English.

Mr. Agosta holds a Master in Advanced Studies in Humanitarian Logistics and Management (MASHLM) from USI ( Università della Svizzera Italiana) and a Certificate in Advanced Studies in Cooperation and Development from SUPSI (University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland).

 


Giuseppe Brogna
Logistic Specialist

Giuseppe is a dynamic senior leader with 20+ years of successful experience in global business environments.
Develop and implement logistics metrics to support service level to our patient and customers while managing efficiencies and ensuring cost of the logistics operations is aligned with business strategies. He is fluent in Italian and speaks English.

:: Knowledge in custom’s procedure :: Freight and Sea Knowledge :: GMP knowledge program ::Commercial training diploma high school Castellini professional institute Como.

 


Helvio Conti Rossini
3d Modeller and Printing Specialist

He is an experienced web and 3d designer. He is passionate in arts, technology and skilled tattooer.
He develops and implements 3d solutions to support our patients and orthopaedic technicians. He is fluent in Italian, Portuguese and speaks English and German.

Mr. Rossini holds a diploma in Web Design, Senac – Brazil and Communication Web Marketing, Switzerland.

 


Tommaso Roveda
Occupational Therapist – Ergotherapist

Tommaso is a BSc Occupational Therapist graduated in the University of Pavia (Italy), working as a freelancer and consultant. He is fluent in Italian and English.

 

 

 


Samuel Mello Medeiros
Marketing Specialist

Self-taught in illustration since the age of 10, he works as a graphic designer and creative director for advertising campaigns and photographer with a 37-year-old baggage of experience. To created campaigns in Brazil, Italy and Switzerland for customers like, CPqD telebras – Brazil, Tecumseh compressors -USA, Standa supermarkets, Roadstar HiFi stereo, caffè chicco d’oro. He is fluent in Italian, Portuguese and speaks English.

::Advanced art course – Brazil 1986 :: Design seminar Como, 1989 – Vittorio Sgarbi ::Television interpretation and direction course (TV commercials) – Brazil – 2000.

 


Suzan Ibrawesh
Regional Representative and Fund Raising – Jordan

She is an experienced marketing and project manager, highly committed and passionate to humanitarian causes and projects.
She is responsible for the Jordan project line and manages there fund raising and implements orthopaedic projects to support our patients and orthopaedic technicians. She is fluent in Arabic and English.

Ms. Ibrawesh holds a BSc in Computer Information System from the University of Jordan.

 


Sanad Waleed
Certified Prosthetist and Orthotist – Jordan

Sanad is certified in orthotics and prosthetics, he assesses patient need and their physical abilities; design, fabricate, fit, evaluate and repair prosthetic (artificial limbs) and orthotic devices (braces and supports) or supervises these activities; he provides related advises for beneficiaries. Moreover, he ensures the high quality for material and equipments needed for SwissLimbs humanitarian missions. He is fluent in Arabic and speaks English.

Mr. Sanad holds a Bachelor’s degree in Orthotics and Prosthetics from the University of Jordan.