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Mission e Governance

Fondazione Riccardo Catella has been active since 2007 with the aim of promoting the culture of responsible and sustainable territorial development by actively contributing to the improvement urban and green spaces through civic and cultural programs.

organizational structure

Fondazione Riccardo Catella carries out its activities through the following organizational structure:

Board of Directors


Manfredi Catella

Vice President

Alida Forte Catella

Main Advisor

Kelly Russell Catella

General Director

Kelly Russell Catella


Lodovico Barassi
Marta Spaini


Martina Pislor

To the pursuit of the aims of the Foundation, the Board of Directors appointed:

• A Scientific Committee, which oversees the program of cultural activities

Three Commissions of studies, involved in the management and implementation of cultural projects related to the following subjects: architecture and territory; green areas and urban spaces; culture, design and communication

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Riccardo Catella

Riccardo Catella

Riccardo Catella was an entrepreneur with a romantic soul, in love with nature and committed to environment: his projects reflect an approach which gives a centrality to "People" and to the "Quality of Life". His vision was far-sighted and respectful, always enthusiastic as he believed that "Enthusiasm is the spring that drives human growth". The meeting with Gerry Hines in the ‘90s, enabled Riccardo to realize, together with his son Manfredi, the dream of gathering in a single project all the dismissed areas in the heart of Milan. The Foundation that bears his name is the natural crowning of a vision he promoted:

Participating means sharing


The Foundation is open to the public from Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 18:00

Fondazione Riccardo Catella
Via Gaetano De Castillia, 28
20124 Milano
Phone: +39 02 45475195 / 96
Mail: info@fondazionericcardocatella.org
For requests on the location: spazi@fondazionericcardocatella.org