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The Permanent Representative

Ambasciatore Sabbatucci

Ambassador Luca Sabbatucci

Curriculum Vitae

Luca Sabbatucci is the Permanent Representative of Italy to the International Organisations in Paris since 15 November 2022.

He was born in Rome on March 5, 1963. He graduated with honors in Political Science at the University of Rome “La Sapienza” in 1988, and did his military service in the Carabinieri Corps.

He joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1990 and served at the Diplomatic Protocol and at the Minister’s Cabinet.

In 1992, he was posted to the Embassy in Seoul where he stayed until 1996, when he was appointed Consul in Athens.

In April 2000, he returned to the Foreign Ministry and he served as Chief of the Office of the Director General for Human Resources.

From 2004 to 2008, he was posted to Ankara as Deputy Head of Mission.

Since 2008, when he returned to the Ministry, he dealt once again with the management of the MFA human and financial resources, holding the position first of Deputy Director General (2011–2015) and later of Director General for Resources and Innovation (2015-2018).

In January 2019, he was appointed Director General for Global Affairs. In this capacity, he was responsible for a wide portfolio of dossiers, both bilateral and multilateral, ranging from bilateral relations with Sub Saharan Africa, Asia and Latin America, to Italy’s membership to G7, G20, OECD and other global fora dealing with energy, climate and financial issues.

In May 2022, he has been appointed Chief of the Cabinet of Minister Luigi Di Maio.

He is Commendatore of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic. He is married and father of a son. His main hobbies are sport and history.