Matteo manages the team responsible for key development programs in producing countries—those focused on the needs of the media and parliaments, the development of a network of regional training hubs, NRGI’s fellowships program and its work on governance at the subnational level. He is based at the NRGI London office.
Prior to joining NRGI, Matteo was the regional Africa coordinator of the Publish What You Pay coalition, based in Yaoundé, Cameroon. Before that, he worked in Washington, D.C., as a consultant for the World Bank in the field of corporate governance.
He holds a master’s from the School of Advanced International Studies of Johns Hopkins University and a bachelor’s in European studies from the Royal Holloway University.
Matteo grew up near Rome and lived in several countries thereafter, including the U.K., France, Belgium, Germany, the United States, Tanzania and Cameroon. He is fluent in French and Italian and conversant in German and Spanish.