Counselor Fabio Rugge is a Senior Associate Research Fellow ISPI's Centre on Cybersecurity, in partnership with Leonardo. He is a diplomat currently working as Deputy Permanent Representative of Italy to the North Atlantic Council (NATO).
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 internationalization of Italian Universities.
He graduated cum laude at Catholic University of Milan, holds a Master at ISPI in International Relations and a European Studies Diploma from the “Université des Sciences Sociales de Toulouse” (France).
Fabio Rugge is Adjunct Professor of Cyber Diplomacy at LUMSA University. He held courses and lectures in several Italian universities on Cybersecurity and International Relations.