head of office

The Head of Office is Mr. Fabio Melloni.

Graduated in Political Sciences (economics minor), he worked as a programmer-analyst on IT systems at the Italian National Statistics Institute. He volunteered in Africa (Benin) with an Italian NGO dealing with the IT and statistical management of data on malnutrition. He was also consultant for ICT, statistics and Early Warning systems at the World Food Program, the FAO, and the European Union in Benin, Niger, Mauritania, Zimbabwe, Egypt, Syria. In 1991 he joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation as expert in development cooperation. He formely headed the Italian  Development Cooperation Offices in Mozambique, Ethiopia, Lebanon and Syria. He has been technical coordinator for humanitarian aid at the Italian Cooperation during some of major crises in the recent years: from the tsunami in Indonesia and the earthquakes in Pakistan, to the conflicts in Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, South Sudan. Since October 2019 he heads the AICS Regional office in Nairobi, overseeing the Italian Development Coopertation activities and programmes in Kenya, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda.