Pier Paolo Celeste
Italian Embassy, Italian Trade Agency
Roman borne, Pier Paolo Celeste graduated in Political Science from La Sapienza University of Rome later completing specialized certification in Public Administration.
He began his career at the ITA, the Italian Trade Agency, in 1982. As part of ITA he directed offices worldwide (New York and Warsaw) and in Italy (Milan, Turin, Trieste, Genoa, Bologna).
At Headquarters he has held various positions including: Director of the MKTG Department, Director of the Department for Promotion and Internationalization, Capital Goods, Technology, and the Planning and Controls Department.
He was also a member of the Scientific Council DISET (Department for the Development of Regional Economies at the Presidency of the Council of Ministers), of the Scientific Committee of Innovation at the University “La Sapienza” of Rome, of the Board of Directors of RiTspa (Società Rete Italia Internazionale), the Board of Directors of INFORMEST (Agency for Development and International Economic Cooperation) and the Board of Directors of INAIL (Workers Compensation Authority).
Actually he is Director of the Russian offices (Moscow, S.Petersburg, Ekaterinburg and Novosibirsk) and extends his jurisdiction on Belarus and Armenia.
He is also a member of the Scientific Committee Easternational Connecting.