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Fabio Colasanti

Fabio Colasanti

Board Member, Rai Way; Former President, International Institute of Communications

Now a Board Member of RAI Way, and an economist by training, Fabio Colasanti stepped down as President of the International Institute of Communications in March 2016, having taken up the role when he left the European Commission, where he was Director General in charge of the Department for Information Society and Media, in 2010.

Prior to his DG role in the Commission, Fabio had headed the EC’s Enterprise Department, and has had a number of roles in the Commission, dating back to 1977. Prior to joining the Commission, Fabio worked with Italcable SpA of Rome (an international telecommunications company which is now part of Telecom Italia).

Fabio holds diplomas in economics from the University of Rome and the College of Europe in Bruges.

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