Francesco Rocchetti is the ISPI Secretary General.
Since January 2020 he was Assistant to the Director.
Prior to that, he led the team that played a central role in building ISPI’s external profile and overseeing the brand and communications strategy, digital communications, and content marketing. He worked on transforming the Institute's digital identity and promoting the think tank’s activities on more than a dozen digital platforms.
Before joining ISPI, Francesco worked at the European Parliament where he focused on trade policy, providing supportive analysis and recommendations for policy negotiations.
Previously, he worked in the Global Relations Secretariat of the OECD, where he was involved in public sector and government consulting.
After his studies, he worked for the United Nations in Geneva and gained experience in the private sector.
He holds a bachelor's degree in International Studies and European Institutions from the University of Milan and a master's degree in International Governance and Diplomacy from Sciences Po Paris.
He is the co-host of "Globally", one of the most popular Italian podcasts on international affairs.