Francesco Palumbo

Francesco Palumbo, PhD, Director-General of DG Tourism within Italy’s Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism (MiBACT) Former Director-General Cultural Heritage Department at Rome Municipality (2015), Director Promotion of Territory, Knowledge and Skills Department of Puglia Region (2008-2015), competent for Cultural Heritage and Activities, Tourism, Education, University, Mediterranean Area.
Professor in Environmental Economics International Economics, Political Economy, Cultural Institutions Enhancement and Economics at Sapienza University Rome, Lectures in “Strategies for cultural heritage enhancement and potential assets in specific areas” and “Environmental Economics: evaluation theories and practices”.
Past President and CEO in several companies - Structure srl, Motus Media srl, Ares srl, Archinext srl and Ter.RE srl - providing consultancy for financial institutions, local authorities and other bodies in the fields of social research, economic studies, local development, environment and cultural heritage enhancement.