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The Ambassador


The Ambassador

foto amb marcelliFabrizio Marcelli (Mr.) - Curriculum Vitae


Fabrizio Marcelli was born in Rome, Italy, on February 25, 1961, he holds a law degree from the University of Rome and served as Lieutenant in the Army.

His appointments in the Foreign Service are the following:

in 1991 Mr. Marcelli was appointed Second Secretary for Trade at the Italian Embassy in Antananarivo, Madagascar.

He became Consul of Italy in Mar del Plata, Argentina in 1995 and in Cologne, Germany in 1999.

In 2000 he returned to Rome to serve in the Weapons Export Authorizing Unit of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA). Subsequently he was appointed Counselor at the Division for the Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Countries, and specifically at the Libyan Desk.

In 2007 Mr. Marcelli was posted as First Counselor at the Italian Embassy in Buenos Aires.

In April 2008 he was appointed Italian Consul General in San Francisco (USA).

From June 2012 to June 2014 he was Head of the Human Rights Unit at the Italian MFA.


He was appointed Italian Ambassador to Somalia on June 3rd 2014.

On September 19th 2016 he took up his current appointment as Italian Ambassador-designate to New Zealand.

He speaks English, German, French and Spanish. He is married and has two sons.