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Biography of the Ambassador


Biography of the Ambassador

2016: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Washington

2014: Full Ambassador

2013: National Security Advisor and G7/G20 Sherpa of the Prime Minister

2012: Deputy Secretary General - Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2009: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Belgrade

2006: Minister Plenipotentiary - Deputy Diplomatic Advisor to the President of the Republic

2002: First Counselor - Italian Embassy in Washington (Head of the Economic, Trade and Scientific Affairs Section)

1999: Diplomatic Advisor to the President of the European Commission - Personal Representative (Sherpa) at the G7/G8 Summits of Okinawa, Genoa and Kananaskis.

1998: Chief of Staff to the Minister for European Affairs.

1996: Counselor - Prime Minister’s Office (Head of Europe and Asia Desk)

1992: First Secretary - Italian Mission to the EC (coordination of Foreign Affairs, Ecofin and Justice/Home Affairs Councils - member of the Italian delegations to the European Summits of Heads of State and Government)

1986: joins the Civil Service

1985: assistant to the CFO of Marzotto Group spa

Ambassador Armando Varricchio (Venice - June 13, 1961) holds an MA (Summa cum Laude) in International Relations (University of Padua).

Knight of the Grand Cross of the Order of merit the Republic of Italy, he is awarded with numerous honors from various foreign countries.

Married with Mrs. Micaela Barbagallo, he has two sons (Federico and Umberto)