| Giampiero Massolo |
|Born||5 October 1954|
|Member of||Aspen Institute Italia, Atlantic Council/Board, Trilateral Commission|
Giampiero Massolo is an Italian diplomat who attended the 2018 Bilderberg. He is member of or on the board of several important transatlantic institutions, including the Atlantic Council, Trilateral Commission and on the Executive Committee of the Aspen Institute Italia.
Massolo graduated in political science (political-international) in 1976 at the University "Pro Deo" of Rome (later renamed LUISS).
Massolo began his diplomatic career in 1978. From 1980 to 1982 he worked at the Italian Embassy to the Holy See. From 1982 to 1985 he was first secretary at the embassy in Moscow. From 1985 to 1988 he was at the Permanent Representation to the European Union in Brussels.
After these experiences abroad, he returned to Italy. Since 1990 he has been in the diplomatic office of the President of the Council of Ministers, in 1993 he became an adjunct Diplomatic Councilor. In 1994 he became Head of the Special Secretariat of the President of the Council of Ministers in the first Berlusconi government, and in 1996 Head of the press office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
From 2000 to 2004 he was Deputy Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and after a brief period as Director General of Political Affairs, also in 2004, he became chief of the Minister of Foreign Affairs until 2006, when he took on the position of General Manager of the staff. In 2006 he was appointed Ambassador of rank and in 2007 he was appointed Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the highest official in the ministerial administrative structure.
It was also an Italian "sherpa" at the G8 Summit in L'Aquila in 2009.
In May 2012, Prime Minister Mario Monti appointed Massolo to head the Intelligence Service (DIS) in the Prime Minister's Office. After his four-year mandate as intelligence coordinator had expired, Massolo moved to become President of the big military shipbuilder [[[Fincantieri]] in May 2016
On November 22, 2016 he was elected president of the Institute for International Policy Studies (ISPI) starting from 1 January 2017.
Event Participated in
|Bilderberg/2018||7 June 2018||10 June 2018||Italy|
Hotel Torino Lingotto Congress
|The 66th Bilderberg Meeting, in Turin, Italy, known for months in advance after an unprecedented leak by the Serbian government.|