Giampiero Massolo has been Chairman of Fincantieri Spa since 2016. He will be President of ISPI from January 2017. He served at the Italian Embassy to the Holy See and at the Embassy to Moscow. From 1985 to 1988, he was a member of Italy’s Permanent Mission to the European Union in Brussels as spokesman for the Italian delegation. He served at the Office of the Diplomatic Advisor to the Prime Minister, and was appointed Deputy Diplomatic Advisor to the Prime Minister. In 1996, Giampiero Massolo was Head of the Press and Information Office and Spokesman for the Minister of Foreign Affairs, and from 2001 to 2004 he served as Deputy Secretary-General of the MFA. In 2004, he was appointed Director General for Multilateral Political Affairs and Human Rights and, shortly after that, Head of the Cabinet of the Minister. In 2007, he was nominated Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Between 2008 and 2009, he served as the Prime Minister’s personal representative (sherpa) for the G8 and G20 Summits. On May 2012, he was appointed Chief of the National Intelligence Community.