Michele joined FIPRA in December 2017 as our Special Advisor for Telecommunications. Michele joined FIPRA after 15 years at Telecom Italia where he worked on government affairs and European and national regulation, gaining solid experience on the functioning of telecom markets. Michele also worked on business strategies and the management of policy making. Michele chaired the Digital Society working group of the European Telecommunications Network Operators Association (ETNO) which was responsible for building industry’s positions on telecom regulatory matters. Michele also represented the company at the board of ETNO. Prior to this, Michele spent two years at the European Parliament where he worked in the Directorate General for Communication and External Relations. Michele holds a university degree in Political Sciences from the University of Pavia and a certificate in Community Law Studies from the College of Europe. Along with his native Italian, Michele fluently speaks English and French.