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The Director General for Administration, Information Technology and Communications

DG Amministrazione Informatica e Comunicazioni - CV Dir. Nicandro Cascardi

Senior Exective Nicandro Cascardi

Nicandro Cascardi was born in Venafro (IS) on October 7, 1959.

After obtaining an International Baccalaureate at the United World College of the Atlantic in Great Britain, he graduated in Political Science from the University of Naples in 1985 and joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1989.

He was appointed Deputy Inspector in the administrative management career and, after an initial assignment to the Directorate-General for Personnel and Administration, he was assigned to the Secretariat of the Directorate-General for Political Affairs.

In 1994 he was posted to Toronto, where he served as Deputy Administrative Commissioner of the Consulate General, accredited as Vice Consul.

In 2000 he was appointed Executive in the roll of Administrative Executives with the role of Ministerial Advisor, in charge of consultancy, research and study on legal matters, at the Directorate-General for Personnel.

He became a junior Administrative Executive in 2001 and was appointed Head of Office at the Directorate-General for Administrative, Budget and Property Affairs.

From 2003 he served as Administrative Expert, accredited as Counsellor, at the Italian Embassy in Buenos Aires, also responsible for Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay.

In 2007 he was appointed First-Class Consul and later Administrative Expert at the Italian Embassy in Bern, also responsible for Austria, Hungary and Slovenia.

In 2010 he was appointed Deputy Director General for Resources and Innovation / Central Director for Personnel Administrative Matters.

In 2013 he was appointed Ministerial Advisor, with a senior management position in consultancy, research and study, at the Directorate General for Resources and Innovation.

On August 1, 2017 he was appointed Director General for Administration, Information Technology and Communications and in 2018 he was confirmed at the rank of Senior Administrative Executive.

He is a Knight Officer of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic.

He is fluent in English and knows French and Spanish. His interests include history, particularly medieval and Church history.