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The Ambassador


The Ambassador

H.E. Stefano Lo Savio

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Born in Catania in 1970.

After graduating in Economics and Commerce at the University of Catania, in 1999 he begins the diplomatic career at the General Directorate for Human Resources at the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA).

At the Embassy of Italy in Alger from 2002 to 2006.

In 2006 he moves to the Embassy of Italy in Paris where he is in charge for economic and commercial issues.

In 2010, he returns to Rome at the MFA’s General Secretariat a then assumes the post of Head of the Office “Internationalization and Territorial Autonomies” within the MFA’s General Directorate for the Promotion of the Country System.

He ensures the coordination with the structures responsible for the organization of the Universal Exhibition of Milan. In particular, with Expo's commissioners, Expo 2015 S.p.A., the Italian diplomatic network and the foreign diplomatic network in Italy. He also serves as Secretary of the “Cabina di Regia per l’Italia internazionale” and as Secretary of the Committee for the attraction of capitals form Sovereign Funds, where he works closely with important Italian companies.

From 2013 to 2017 he serves as First Counselor at the Embassy of Italy in Athens.

Since September 1ST 2017 he has been the Ambassador of Italy in Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

He is married and has a daughter.