Roberto Assi, CEO

  • FCSI member since 2000
  • Vice President FCSI EAME since 2019-
  • Board of Trustees FCSI EAME member from 2007 until 2010 and since 2019 -
  • Board FCSI Italy member since 2013, BIM representative
  • FCSI Italy Allied Representative, since 2013-2019
  • Board FCSI Germany and Austria member since 2014, Allied representative, BIM representative - 2019
  • Allied FCSI France member since 2015-2019
  • Allied FCSI UK&IRL member since 2015-2016
  • Board Member FCSI WW Allied Representative of FCSI EAME 2017-2019
  • BIM Representative at FCSI EAME since 2015 where he still takes care of BIM standards for Foodservice and Hospitality industry and their harmonization worldwide
  • Co-chair of the German BIM Steering Committee for Foodservice Equipment 2017 -
  • Co-chair of the BIM - IFSE International Food Service Parameters meeting - Expert Group 2017 -
  • Member of the building Smart BIM Foodservice Equipment Work group 2017 -
Roberto Assi has spent the last 35 Years in food service equipment whilst working for several companies – he has worked as Product Manager, Area Export Manager, Sales and Marketing Manager, and thus has amassed a huge wealth of experience in the industry. In 1992 he opened his first company KLASS S.a.S. in Italy as a Foodservice Equipment Consultant, offering services for Product development, Sales and Marketing, Market research and development for the Industry. Thanks to his technical background, in the mid 90’s he got involved with Projects and Kitchen Design. During this time he was managing important projects in Slovenia and Croatia and he also did some project work in Russia and other European Countries. Roberto has been involved with the Foodservice Consultant Project at UNOX where he was in charge to develop Designer support materials and provide assistance to consultants. Roberto is actually taking care about Prima Consulting as CEO and continuing to contribute on international level to the IFSE DD (international Food Service Data Dictionary) as Co- Chair.

Posts by Roberto Assi

BIM Evolves 2016 Q3

Recently some my considerations on BIM were published in BIM Evolves 2016 Q3 supplement (page no. 5) It’s not a software, it’s a process. But what is interesting is that in each model there is data encapsulated, it’s not just geometry. This data is at the heart of BIM. Actually the idea behind it is that we can simulate, in the early stage, the life cycle of a kitchen and if we are presenting more solutions we can then choose the best one in terms of energy, performance and life cycle costs.

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