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The Ambassador



Ambassador of Italy in Dublin

Among the youngest Italian Ambassadors, served for over 8 years in the US (New York and Washington DC), 4 years in Latin America (Santiago), 3 years in the Balkans (Sarajevo). As senior Diplomatic Advisor to the Italian Prime Minister in Rome (USA, Russia and Latin America in his portfolio), he was also responsible to promote Italian business overseas and successfully directed the Milan Expo 2015 diplomatic campaign. Head of the Press Department of the Italian Foreign Ministry, he also served as spokesman to the Foreign Minister. He has been serving as Snam’s (EU largest gas utility) CEO Diplomatic Advisor and Chief International Relations since April 2017. He is also Chairman of Snam North America LLC. In November 2021 he has been appointed Italian Ambassador to Ireland.


2017- present Snam Spa (Milan)
CEO Diplomatic Advisor and Chief International Relations and Chairman of Snam North America LLC.

2016 – 2017 (January) Italian Foreign Ministry (Rome)
Head of the Foreign Ministry Press and Communication Department + FM Spokesman

2013 – 2016 Italian Embassy in Bosnia Herzegovina (Sarajevo)

2009 – 2013 Italian Permanent Mission to the United Nations (New York)
Head of Press and Political Advisor

2006 – 2009 Office of Italy’s Prime Minister (Palazzo Chigi – Rome)
Adjoint Diplomatic Advisor

2002 – 2006 Italian Embassy in Chile (Santiago)
Deputy Ambassador

1999 – 2002 Italian Embassy in the USA (Washington, DC)
Economic and Trade Section (including IMF/WB)

1997-1999 Italian Foreign Ministry (Rome)
Deputy Chief of Staff of the Undersecretary of State

1995-1997 Italian Foreign Ministry (Rome)
Diplomatic Protocol/Presidency of the Republic

1994-1995 Italian Defense Ministry (Rome)
Air Force Lieutenant

1992-1994 LUISS University (Rome)
Diplomatic School

1988-1992 La Sapienza University (Rome)
Political Science Degree cum Laude

LANGUAGES: Italian, English, Spanish, French.