Cesare ZEGRETTI is Italian and since January 2020 he is Deputy Director of the Development Office. He joined the College of Europe in January 2016 as Project Coordinator and has ten years of professional experience in management of international projects and business development. Prior to his work at the College, he worked for two leading European companies specialized in providing services to European and international institutions in the area of security, safety and risk management, and for an NGO managing advocacy campaigns on human rights protection and anti-discrimination within the European Union. He holds a Master’s in International Relations and a Bachelor’s degree in Political Sciences, both obtained at the LUISS University in Rome. He speaks English, French and Italian.