Pietro Battistella is a senior consultant at APCO Worldwide and joint chief of staff to the CEO. He is a professional journalist who previously worked for the Italian parliamentary news agency AgenParl, developing a solid background in institutional communication. At APCO, Mr. Battistella focuses on projects which combine both strategic communication and public affairs elements.
Mr. Battistella holds a bachelor’s degree in Humanities and a MS in Information from the University of Rome Tor Vergata and undertook a formal exchange programme at the Department of Mass Communication of the University of Tampere, Finland. Mr. Battistella specialized in International Studies at the SIOI and completed a training programme in “International Entrepreneurship” at John Cabot University in Rome. He is fluent in Italian and English and has a good knowledge of Brazilian Portuguese.