Fabio Rugge


Counselor, is Head of ISPI’s Centre on Cybersecurity, promoted in partnership with Leonardo. He is a diplomat currently working at Fincantieri as Senior Advisor to the President for International and Institutional Affairs. From 2012 to 2016 he worked at the Italian Prime Minister’s Office and prior to that he was Counselor at the Italian Delegation to the North Atlantic Council in Brussels and Consul General of Italy in Mumbai (India). He held several positions at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in Rome – among others at the Policy Planning Unit and as Head of the Office in charge for scholarships and the internationalisation of Italian Universities. Since 2013, Fabio Rugge is Adjunct Professor of Security Studies at the University of Florence. He held courses in several Italian Universities (LUISS, Sant’Anna, Link Campus, Tor Vergata) on Cybersecurity and International Relations.