Donatella Bufalino Maranella


Staff Member

  • Employee of Econs SA since 2009
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Natural Resources Analysis and Management at the Università degli Studi dell’Insubria, Varese Campus, academic year 2008/2009.

  • Master’s Degree in Analysis and Management of Natural Resources at the University of Insubria, Varese, academic year 2011/2012 – Thesis title: “Effects of Tectonics, Permafrost, Soil Types and Vegetation on Radon and CO2 Emissions in High Mountain Regions” – Supervisor: Prof. Mauro Gugliemin, co-supervisors: Dr. Nicoletta Cannone and Engineer Mauro Gandolla.

Professional training
  • Certificate: Course of “Building in the presence of subterranean radon gas and biogas”, held at the Mendrisio Architecture Academy in 2009.

  • Certificates for English and French language courses, attended at Migros Club School in Lugano, between 2012 and 2014.
  • Participation certificate for a course in Geology, held in 2013 by the SUPSI of Canobbio.

  • Radon consultant with certificate issued by the Mendrisio Academy of Architecture in 2014, in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Office of Public Health of Bern (FOPH). Registered by the FOPH as a radon consultant.

  • Qualifying certificate for the diagnosis of the presence and sampling of asbestos-containing materials in buildings, issued by HSE Conseils in Nyon, 2014. Member of the Swiss Association of Asbestos Consultants (ASCA).

  • Certificate for a training course for the implementation of counter-measures against invasive neophyte species in municipal areas and along the watercourses, held at SANU (Freiburg, FR) in 2016.
Fields of expertise

Radon, asbestos and contaminated sites, neophyte monitoring.