Team

We are a group of people who ground research added value in dialectics and teamwork: discussing and reasoning together is what has always allowed us to work together as a closely-knit team and to get results for our clients. We are inspired by a multidisciplinary approach and by a variety of personal passions and interests.

Monica FabrisMonica Fabris

She graduated in Philosophy from Milan University. In 1992 she was put in charge of the Qualitative Department of GPF & Associati, founded by Giampaolo Fabris. From 1998 to 2007 she was member of the board of directors of the company and in charge of the Department devoted to brand research (Brand Care System). In 2007 became President of GPF SpA. Being an expert of dynamic psychology applied to market research, she cooperated with the chair of “Theory and Techniques of advertising” at IULM University and gave seminars on marketing and innovation at Milan University. She published an essay on communication and advertising in the automotive sector in the collection “Il dolce tuono” (Franco Angeli, 2007). In May 2011 she took over Episteme, of which she is the President and owner.

Carlo LusenaCarlo Lusena

Graduated in statistics, he started his career in GPF & Associati as head of the EDP department. He was in charge of developing methodologies for data analysis. In 2000 he worked in one of the main companies in the trade of periodical publications as an internet manager. His main tasks included implementing websites, planning advertising, coordinating the statistical unit. In 2003 he was appointed member of the board of directors and managing director of a company in the trade of periodical publications (main tasks: advertising sales, media planning, media buying, subscriptions management). Missing his first passion for numbers, in 2006 he joined GPF one more time as head of the EDP department, working with quant researchers in the ideation and management of data analysis systems. In June 2011 he joined Monica Fabris in Episteme, where he works as statistical researcher.

Valentina VernoValentina Vernò

Graduated in Philosophy with honours at Milan University, in 2004 and 2005 she was a research fellow on Gender Studies at the Trentino Institute of Culture. She worked in GPF from 2006 to 2011, at first in the qualitative department, afterwards in the quantitative area as well. In June 2011 she joined Episteme, where she deals especially with studies on social change with a mixed methodology approach (in-depth interviews, quantitative research online and with traditional methods, desk analysis on secondary data and specialized literature).

Anna LamperticoAnna Lampertico

In 1986 she got a diploma in Business Studies and Languages. She started her career in 1989 in GPF & Associati, where she was in charge of implementing the graphic and visual communication of research results, laying out newsletters and product leaflets (Monitor 3SC). In 2000 she was appointed head of the reporting office. In particular she was in charge of supporting Monica Fabris’ team for Brand Care System qualitative and quantitative studies. In Episteme she works in the administrative department and takes care of presentations, ensuring their visual effectiveness.