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The Offices


The Offices


Address: 14, Three Kings Yard, London W1K 4EH

Tel: 00442073122200

Fax: 00442073122230

Certified email:


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The Entrance to the Chancery


Inigo Lambertini
Italian Permament Representative to the IMO

Riccardo Smimmo
Deputy Head of Mission

Sabato Franco Sorrentino
First Counsellor for Economic and Commercial Affairs
Alternate Executive Director for Italy at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
Bilateral Economic Relations, relations with businesses and financial-economic operators, 
support to Italian companies wishing to operate in the UK, EBRD 

Federico Balsani
Administrative Director and Expert 

Alberto La Bella
Counsellor for Political Affairs
UK Foreign Policy, International Affairs 

Paolo Mari
Counsellor for Consular and Social Issues

Aurora Russi
Counsellor, Head of Press and Cultural Affairs
Press, Media, Culture and Public Diplomacy or

Federico Maria Dimonopoli
First Secretary
Bilateral Economic Relations, relations with businesses and financial-economic operators,
support to Italian companies wishing to operate in the UK

Nicolò Biscottini
First Secretary, Head of Ambassador's Secretariat 
Head of Protocol, Experts coordinator, Coordinates Ambassador's Schedule and activities of the Secretariat



Office of the Defence Attaché
Adm. Angelo Virdis
Defence Attaché

Capt. Andrea Conte
Alternate Permanent Representative of Italy to the IMO
(International Maritime Organization (IMO), International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds (IOPC) and International Mobile Satellite Organization (IMSO)) 

Col. Mario Martorano
Deputy Defence Attaché

7-10 Hobart Place, SW1W OHH Londra
Tel: +44 20 72594600
Fax: +44 20 78387946 


Banca d'Italia - Representative in the United Kingdom
Maurizio Ghirga
Head of Delegation 

2 Royal Exchange, Londra EC3V 3DG
Tel: 020 76064201
Fax: 020 79290434

Office of the Agriculture and Food Attaché
Gabriella Manfredi
Agrifood sector, fisheries, food security and sustainability.
Promotion of exports and safeguard of geographical indications. 


Office of the Scientific Attaché
Prof. Roberto Buizza
Collaboration between the academic and scientific communities in the UK and Italy


Paolo Proietti
Head of Administration
Administrative matters of the Italian diplomatic representations in the UK*

*The Administrative office does not deal with Consular matters. For Consular matters, please contact one of the Consulate Generals in the UK: London, Manchester or Edinburgh